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Irene L. Droy

Irene L. Droy, 91, of Troy, born Thursday, February 2, 1928 in Collinsville, and passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Anderson Hospital, Maryville.

Irene was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had worked as a secretary for Mapco Auto Salvage and enjoyed sewing. She and her husband Robert owned and operated Droy Ford Sales in Troy, IL.

Surviving are her children, Randy (Cindy) Droy of Marine, Bradley (Claudia) Droy of Destin, Florida and Cynthia (Otho) Tucker of Greensboro, GA; 12 grandchildren, Brett (Jennifer) Droy, Chad (Tara) Droy, Cory (Maria) Droy, Wade (Jennifer) Tucker, Will (Christy) Tucker, Jill (Matthew) Linsey, Shauna (Ben) Claxton, Lyndsay (Justin) Thompson, Jordan, Joshua, Brandon and Ashton Droy; 21 great-grandchildren, Taylor, Trent, Kaylee, Owen, Quinn, Genevieve, Elizabeth, James and Myles Droy, Paxton, Pace, Wyatt, Whitt and Wesley Tucker, Jet and Knox Lindsey, Jack, Grace and Lily Thompson, Roman Claxton and Dahlia Droy; and a sister-in-law, Shirley (Bob) Matthews of Troy; aunt, cousin and friend to many.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert A. Droy whom she married on May 3, 1947 and he passed away on September 13, 2014; great-granddaughter, Josephine Maria Droy; parents, Oliver and Alice (nee Meyer) Schlemer; brother, Mel Schlemer and a sister, Laverne Stien.

Friends may call 1 to 2 pm on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Marine United Church of Christ, Marine.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, June 30, 2019 at Marine United Church of Christ, Marine, with Rev. Phil Kirchner officiating.

Interment will be at Friedens Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Marine UCC or Tri-Township Park, Troy, IL. Online expressions of sympathy may be made to

Richeson Funeral Home in Troy was in charge of arrangements.

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