In Memory Of

Mrs. Irene

Irene Christie passed away peacefully at the age of 93 on January 25, 2023. She is survived by son Stephen, and daughter Linda. Born February 13, 1929, she was raised and educated in Brooklyn.

Married in 1950 to John Christie, she settled down in valley Stream, and moved to Garden city in 1970. As a longtime resident of Garden City, she was a homemaker, but led an active life outside of the house. She worked as a secretary at Christie Overhead Door in Brooklyn, and was an active member of the Women’s Club of Garden City. She was president in the Women’s Club as well.

She worked for the Children’s Medical Center and was a board member. She was a member of the homemaker’s Club, where she was a president. A lifelong bridge player, she could be found each
month at the Garden City Senior Center playing bridge with her friends. Summertime found her at the Garden City Pool playing bridge with her large group of friends, and going for a swim.

Each summer she and the family vacationed in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, with friends and family. In 1970 she and husband John joined the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection and were active members. At Resurrection she was active in the crafts group and made hats, and afghans for newborn babies. . For many years her house was a gathering place for friends and family. Holidays and get-togethers were made special by her hospitality.

She will be remembered for her outgoing personality, and her devotion to friends and family. She was an aunt to many nieces and nephews, and a devoted sibling to brother marc, and sister-in-law
Barbara. Irene Christie was loved by many and will remain in our hearts.

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