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Irene Mary Elmira Murray Shoemaker

Aberdeen, Aberdeen City, Scotland
Death 17 Jan 2017 (aged 65)
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Burial Hamlin, Jones County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 175488602 · View Source
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IRENE MARY (MURRAY) SHOEMAKER, 65, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Austin, Texas.

Born August 9, 1951, in Aberdeen, Scotland, Irene was the daughter of Rika (Amalink) and Walter Murray.

She married, Ronnie Shoemaker, on August 16, 1972, on the island of Borneo, in the country of Brunei.

After leaving Borneo, the couple lived in Singapore before moving to America where they resided in Abilene and then Neinda. The couple moved their family to Hamlin in 1982.

Irene was a devoted wife and mother as she lovingly raised her five children.

In her later years, she was also a world traveler, visiting over 130 countries in her lifetime.

In her spare time, she enjoyed reading, biking, walking, and sewing. However, the highlight of her life was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister Carol Murray, and one brother Brian Murray.

Irene is survived by her husband of forty-four years, Ronnie Shoemaker; three sons, Matthew Shoemaker and wife Jenny of Stamford, Mark Shoemaker and wife Ashley of Hamlin, and Luke Shoemaker and wife Misti of Hamlin; two daughters, Miranda Ziccardi and husband Tony of Austin, and Melinda Guy and husband Zane of Highland Village; two brothers, Graham Murray and wife Suzy and John Murray and wife Nina; one sister, Diane Murray; and twelve grandchildren, Logan, Tyler, Lucas, Cameron, Caroline, London, Allie, Cooper, Greyson, Quinn, Brady, and Kylee.

Arrangements by Adams-Foster-Ray Funeral Home, Hamlin.

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  • Created by: Dennis Alan Deel
  • Added: 18 Jan 2017
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Mary Elmira Murray Shoemaker (9 Aug 1951–17 Jan 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 175488602, citing Hamlin Memorial Cemetery, Hamlin, Jones County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Dennis Alan Deel (contributor 46590424) .