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Irene Harbison, 80; Active In Cooperative Extension, 4H

IN MEMORIAM: Irene Harbison, 80;

Active In Cooperative Extension, 4H

Irene Harbison

MIDDLEFIELD – Irene M. Harbison, 80, who worked at Cooperative Extension for many years and remained active in the 4H passed away early Monday morning, May 13, 2019, at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation & Nursing.

She was born Oct. 25, 1938, in Cooperstown, a daughter of Glenn D. and Geneva (McRorie) Morrison.

A graduate of Cooperstown High School, Class of 1956, Irene was employed for many years as a secretary at the Cornell Cooperative Extension in Cooperstown. She later stayed at home to take care of her mother until her passing in 1992.

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