Irene L. McCormick, 81, of New Milford, died Nov. 16, 2010, in the Village Crest Health and Rehabilitation Center in New Milford. She was the widow of Mike Brooks McCormick.

Mrs. McCormick was born May 19, 1929, in Worcester, Mass., daughter of the late William and Angelina (Senay) Shackett.

She had been a resident of New Milford since 1965 and was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in New Milford.

Mrs. McCormick is survived by a son, Brooks McCormick, of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Hope Barto, of Dover Plains, N.Y.; and five grandchildren.

The Colonial Funeral Home of New Milford was in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905.