Irene E. Morenko

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.

Funeral Home

Richard H. Disque Funeral Home, Inc.
2940 Memorial Highway  Dallas, PA 18612
(570) 675-3255

Published in Citizens' Voice from Mar. 9 to Mar. 13, 2013