Irene (Schofield) Tuffs, 81, died Thursday, Sept. 6, at Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence, Worcester, after a period of declining health.
Her husband Stuart Tuffs died in 2008. Irene leaves her son Ian Tuffs of Minnesota; 2 grandchildren, Katya Tuffs of Northborough and William Tuffs of Alton, NH; 1 great- grandson, Jayden Mercier of Northborough; her daughter-in-law, Nina Howard of Millbury; several nieces and nephews; a close friend, Betty Mudway and her Church of the Nativity family. Born and raised in Liverpool, England, daughter of the late George and Lilian (Colett) Schofield, Irene immigrated to the United States in 1967. She lived in Northborough for the past 28 years and was formerly of Natick.