Irene Walsh, 91, of Olyphant, passed away peacefully Tuesday evening at Commonwealth Hospice at Regional Hospital of Scranton. She is the widow of Jerome Walsh who passed away in 1974.
Born December 3, 1920 she was the daughter of the late Jerry and Anna Hundich. She was a lifelong member of St. Patrick’s Church, Olyphant and was a graduate of Olyphant High School where she was her class valedictorian. She had worked as a secretary at the Lackawanna County Courthouse until her retirement in 1987.
Surviving are her five children Jerome Darby Walsh and his wife Betty Cheryl of Blakely, Pat Brown and her husband Don of Virginia, Reny Stratton and her husband Chuck of Arizona, Sharon Hazzouri and her husband Joseph of Clarks Summit, and her youngest son and caregiver Michael Walsh of Olyphant; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; a great great granddaughter; a step-sister Gloria DeStefano of Scranton.
Interment and blessing service will be private at the convenience of the family in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Olyphant.
Arrangements by the Vanston & James Funeral Home, Scranton.
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