Irene's storyIrene was born in Blyth on 23-1-1944 To a service family they moved around a lot but settled in Long Lawford marrying John Duckham at 18 . Having two children John & Diane. Irene was widowed at 32 and life was tough. She married Anthony Bird in 1983 and lived in Pailton. Things were good until 6 years ago when the start of Corticobasail syndrome started ! One in one hundred thousand got it ! Mum was to disappear from movement to speech. She died on 23 -11-2021 with Anthony, John & Diane by her side peacefully.
Remembered by Diane Tailby, Daughter