Irene Sidman

Charter Member of The Silver Stringers
Contributor to the Melrose Mirror

Born in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, 1926.
Graduated Tewksbury High School as Class Salutatorian, 1944
Moved to Malden.
Attended Boston University evenings while employed in accounting field.
Married 1949.
Employed as a Legal Secretary and Administrative Assistant to several C.E.O's.
Raised a family, and worked part-time to help provide for their college tuition.
Studied various college courses at North Shore and Bunker Hill Community College.
Current status: retired, married to a retired electronics engineer.
Have two sons: an engineer and a chemist and am a proud grandma.

"Gave back" by Volunteering in the following capacities:
Cub Scout Den Mother
Tape recorded for the blind
Volunteer usher at the North Shore Music Theatre
Administrative Member of S.C.O.R.E. (Service Corps of Retired Executives)
Charter Member of Melrose Silver Stringers

Keyboard and piano
Writing prose and poetry
Sewing and knitting
Square dancing

Articles by Irene Sidman (Faith Renshaw)
id 33--- Childhood Memories of the Shawsheen River -- Features
id 130- The "Ayes" Have It -- Random Thoughts
id 3170 JFK Jr -- Lost at Sea --Poetry 7/21/99
id 3190 Sour Cream Rhubarb Squares -- Recipes 9/3/99
id 3279 The Blinded Storm -- Poetry 10/1/99
id 3592Wonderful people -- Features 2/4/00