May 5, 1966 - December 22, 2012
Resident of Pleasant Hill, Ca
Irene K. Mauhay-Peterson of Pleasant Hill, California, joined her creator December 22, 2012 surrounded by family and friends.
She was born May 5, 1966 in Bayanan, San Pascual, Batangas, Philippines, daughter of Sisenando C. Mauhay, 77 and the late Belen K. Mauhay. On December 14, 2005 she married the late Jeff Peterson.
Irene earned a BS in Math for Actuarial Science in 1987 from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila Philippines and a Computer Science degree from De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. She started her IT career in the Philippines before moving to the U.S. in 1996 to work with Pacific Bell. In 1998 she joined Charles Schwab and remained until July 2012. Irene received numerous awards in recognition of her outstanding service.
She is survived by her father, Sisenando; older brother Manolo and wife Emie with their sons Marc and Francis; younger brother Ronald and wife Daisy with their daughters Patrisha, Camille, Roisin, and Jasmine.
A memorial service will be held December 27, 2012, 1:00 p.m., Thursday at Christ the King Church, Pleasant Hill, California.
A memorial fund has been established for Childhaus, a charity dedicated to providing shelter for indigent cancer patients in Manila. In lieu of flowers memorial donations for Childhaus may be made to: The Irene Mauhay-Peterson Trust, Bank of the West, 3583 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, CA 94549.
Published in Contra Costa Times on Dec. 26, 2012