Irene Barbara Catherine Remley, a computer programmer and teacher at the University of Baltimore, died of cancer Sunday at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Towson. The Carroll County resident was 69.
She had worked since 1987 developing computer programs for the University of Baltimore, and also taught computer courses at the school.
Born in Baltimore and raised primarily in the city's Hamilton section, Ms. Remley graduated from Towson High School in 1951. In the 1970s, she earned a bachelor's degree in business from what is now Towson University.
She worked for years as a secretary and office manager for a shipping company in Baltimore. In the 1980s, she became interested in computers, and began taking programming courses.
Ms. Remley bred finches and canaries, and kept 10 cats as pets.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at St. John's Episcopal Church, 3738 Butler Road in Glyndon.
After residing for most of her adult years in Cockeysville, she moved 14 years ago to live with her mother, Irene Thelma Remley, and sister, Betty Ann Remley, in Westminster. She also is survived by a brother, Carroll Remley of Lutherville.