IRENE FORDICE UNGER
A mother is a person who can take the place of all others but whose place no one else can take.
Irene Fordice Unger, a Merced resident for most of her life, was born on May 28, 1925 in Los Banos, CA and passed away on November 28, 2012.
Irene is preceded in death by her parents, Edward William Larios and Maria Mercedes Larios; 1st husband, Irvin Fordice; 2nd husband, Art Unger; and sister, Alice Geyer Bartlett.
She leaves behind her daughter, Rennise (Richard) Ferrario; son, Doug (Karen) Fordice; grandchildren, Art (Trish) Ferrario, Neil (Megan) Fordice, Tony (Tamara) Ferrario, and Nick Fordice; great grandchildren, Sebastian, Rhylie, Carmine, and Easton Ferrario, Race and Ian Woodruff; and sister, Sandy Hefner.
Per family request services are private.
As we think of her, we will always remember her strength, beauty, and love for her family.
Arrangements are under the direction of Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home.