May 29, 2001
Irene Mongue, 87, of 360 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, a former longtime resident of Worthington Road, East Windsor, died yesterday at Berkshire Medical Center.
Born in Cleveland on Oct. 20, 1913, daughter of Istvan and Matilda Kovacs Dragony, she attended schools there. She had resided for most of her life in East Windsor. A homemaker, she was employed by BMC dietary department at one time. She was also employed as a waitress for Windsor Estates, including The Bud, Atherton and Miller estates.
Mrs. Mongue was a member of Berkshire First Church of the Nazarene in Dalton and the Windsor Library Committee. She enjoyed sewing.
Her husband, Lawrence P. Mongue, whom she married Oct. 14, 1933, in Windsor, died March 28, 2000. She leaves two brothers, Victor Dragony of Palma, Ohio, and Steve Dragony of Cleveland; three sisters, Emily Steger of Bay City, Mich., Lillian Orszak of Greenville, S.C., and Ruth Steger of Cleveland.
A graveside service will be held Thursday at 10 a.m. at East Windsor Cemetery, with the Rev. Robert Kyte, pastor of Dalton Congregational Church, officiating. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Windsor Ambulance Fund in care of DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME, 890 East Main St., Dalton, which is handling arrangements. Mrs. Mongue is also survived by her sister-in-law, Bernice Filkins of Dalton, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three sisters, Margaret Brooks, Rose Dragony and Ethel Dragony, and a brother, Ernest Dragony.