Irene H. (Beaudoin) Boehm


Irene H. (Beaudoin) Boehm, 84, passed peacefully Sunday, 06/06/21, at Roger Williams Hospital. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Henri and Marie (Normandine) Beaudoin. She was the beloved wife of the late Kenneth G. Boehm for 53 years.

Formerly of Providence, she had lived in Johnston for the past 18 years. She was the vice president of RKB Industries for 15 years before retiring in 2002. She was Co-founder of the RI Chapter Leukemia Society, a member of the 3rd Order of Mary (Boston), Hemophilia Foundation and a member of the Red Hatters. Irene was well loved and known for her spirited discussions. She loved spending her time with her grand and great-grandchildren and working in her garden, which was admired by many.

Irene was the mother of Ronald K. Boehm and his wife, Lorrie-Ann, of West Warwick, Russell K. Boehm and his wife, Tracey, of Johnston, Raymond K. Boehm of Smithfield, Sgt. Robert K. Boehm, PPD and his wife Siobhan, of Cranston and B/C Richard K. Boehm, JFD, and his wife, Rhonda, of Cranston, sister to Henry J. of Florida, William E. of Cumberland and Robert G. Beaudoin of North Providence. Nine grandchildren, Amanda Lodge, Ryan K., Ross K., Randell K. Boehm, Samantha E. Durning, Rachelle K., Reid K., Reis K. Boehm and Jacob B. (Boehm) Sarkady, and four great-grandchildren, Ava V. and, Vanessa L. Lodge, Saylor G. Durning and Addison O. Boehm. She was the mother of the late Deborah J. Boehm and sister of the late Joseph N. Beaudoin.

Her life will be celebrated with calling hours Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the Stapleton Family Funeral Home, 684 Park Avenue, Cranston. Funeral will be Saturday, 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 178 Dexter Street, Providence at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be in St Ann Cemetery, Cranston.

In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to the Salvation Army, 386 Broad Street, Providence, RI 02907.