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Irene Lagosky
Irene Lagosky, 89, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 6 in Phoenixville, PA. Born in Nesquehoning, Carbon County, PA on January 20, 1924, Irene graduated from Nesquehoning High School in 1941 and Sacred Heart Hospital School of Nursing (Allentown) in 1945. She worked as an OB/GYN nurse at Sacred Heart Hospital until her retirement in 1989. Irene married Peter Lagosky in 1946 after his discharge from the U.S. Navy. They moved from Allentown to Dade City, FL in 1997. Irene returned to PA early in 2012 to be cared for by her daughter. While Irene lived in Allentown and until her retirement, she was a member of St. John the Baptist Slovak Catholic Church; a member of St. Rita Catholic Church in FL; and at the time of her death she was a member of St. Basil the Great Parish in Kimberton, PA. Survivors: She is survived by her daughters, Eileen Howard (Greenville, SC) and Dr. Kayla Evan (Phoenixville, PA); and a son, Dr. Peter Lagosky (Ontario, Canada); along with four grandchildren, (Bill Englert and Stephanie, Peter, and Michael Lagosky). Irene was predeceased by her husband; and two sons, Daniel and Michael. Services: A Visitation for Family and Friends will be held at St. Basil the Great Parish (2300 Kimberton Road, Kimberton, PA 19442 / 610-933-2110) on Saturday, January 19, 2013 starting at 10 a.m. followed by a Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Her remains will be interred at Florida National Cemetery. Contributions: In lieu of floral tributes, donations for Masses in her name will be welcomed by any of the above-named parishes.
Published in Morning Call on Jan. 13, 2013
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