Irene E. Morenko, 85, of Dallas passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Wilkes-Barre General Hospital after being stricken earlier.
Born in Larksville, she was the daughter of the late Alex and Victoria Dorescavage Makowski. She was a graduate of Larksville High School, Class of 1944.
Irene was a medical secretary with the former NPW Hospital, now Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township.
Irene was a member of Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, and its Altar and Rosary Society.
Irene was preceded in death by her son, Jeffrey; sister, Agnes Guiliani; and brothers, Joseph and Edward Makowski.
Surviving are her husband, Steven Morenko, with whom she celebrated 62 years of marriage; son, Thomas Morenko, Dallas; numerous nieces and nephews; and a sister, Margaret Heinze, San Diego.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday from Richard H. Disque Funeral Home Inc., 2940 Memorial Highway, Dallas, with a Funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. at Gate of Heaven Church, Dallas, with the Rev. Daniel Toomey officiating. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery, Dallas. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.