On June 29, 1966, BLANCHE S. WOLFE, age 85 years, of 5011 Arabia avenue, beloved wife of the late John F. Ireton (died in 1925); mother of Messrs. L. Leo, J. Francis and Henry Howard Ireton; survived by eleven grandchildren and twenty-nine great-grandchildren; sister of Mrs. Frances King Biggs, of Glendale, Cal.
Friends may call at the John O. Mitchell & Sons-Wiedefeld Home, Inc., 6500 York road (at Overbrook). Funeral services on Friday at 9:15 A.M. Requiem Mass in St. Francis of Assisi Church at 10 A.M. Interment in Cathedral Cemetery. [Expressions of sympathy may be made to Sisters of Charity, Jenkins Memorial Hospital.]
Baltimore Sun 6/30/1966
Mrs. Blanche S. Ireton
A requium high mass for Mrs. Blanche S. Ireton, 85, for 40 years a superintendant of nurses at the Home for the Incurables — now the Keswick Home, will be offered at 10 A.M. Friday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 3615 Harford road.
Mrs. Ireton died yesterday at Jenkins Memorial Hospital after an illness of fifteen years. She lived at 5011 Arabia avenue. Her husband, John F. Ireton, died on January 9, 1925. He was for many years Democratic executive of Baltimore’s Twelfth ward, a member of the city Bureau of Highways and a supervisor of Municipal Band Concerts.
She is survived by three sons, L. Leo, J. Francis and Henry Howard Ireton; a sister, Mrs. Francis King Biggs, of Glendale, Cal.; 11 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren.
Baltimore Evening Sun 6/30/1966
Source: Dielman – Hayward File. Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, MD. Drawer 105.