Irene H. Halat, 83, Dupont, passed away, Friday, September 2, 2011, in The Wesley Village Nursing Facility, Pittston. She was born on March 15, 1928, and raised in Exeter, to the late John and Mary (Geczy) Harcher.
Irene was a member of St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston. She attended Exeter Schools, and worked and retired from the local garment industry.
Irene enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She loved her many trips to Atlantic City, playing bingo and loved playing Pennsylvania lottery scratch-off tickets. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters, Anna Hanadel, Margaret Sakosky, Verna Moran, and Mary Harchar; and brother, Joseph.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Sr., and her son Joseph Jr., with whom she resided, and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Dr. Mauer Biscotti and his staff, and also the nurses and staff at The Wesley Village Nursing Facility, for the care that was given to Irene.
Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in the Kiesinger Funeral Services Inc., 255 McAlpine St., Duryea, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, Pittston. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday evening, with Parastas services held at 7 p.m. Interment will be held at the parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St Michael’s Byzantine Catholic Church, 205 N. Main St., Pittston, Pa., 18640. Online condolences may be made to www.kiesingerfuneralservices.com