Irene E. Nunneley, 85, gardener who enjoyed caring for wild birds

Irene E. Nunneley
Irene E. Nunneley

Irene E. Nunneley, 85, passed away peacefully Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

“Mimi,” as she was affectionately known by her family, was born in Kellogg, Minnesota, to the late Alois and Hazel Yarolimek. Mimi loved traveling, working in her garden, taking care of wild birds and being with her family and friends. She will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother and friend. She will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Donald Nunneley.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Tim Nunneley, and his wife, Donna; daughter, Kelli Giordano, and her husband, Tom; four grandchildren, Skylar Nunneley, Kacie and Emily Giordano and Jennifer Burtt-Henderson and family; nephew, Russ Green; beloved dog, “Snowball”; as well as numerous extended family members and friends.

A celebration of life will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at AJ Gators, 1933 Sandbridge Road, Virginia Beach.

Share online condolences with the family at Family Choice Funerals & Cremations.

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