Irene L. Steele

Irene L. Steele died Feb. 12, 2013, at her home. She was born in Cincinnati and lived in Vero Beach for five years, coming from Kentucky. Survivors include her daughter, Priscilla Valentino of Vero Beach; son, Gregory Steele of the Ukraine; brother, James Hemphill of Boca Raton; sister, Jeannette Pitts of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County, P.O. Box 44, Vero Beach, FL 32961. Services: A gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m., Feb. 24 at Heritage Plantation Clubhouse, Vero Beach. Arrangements are by Thomas S. Lowther Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach. A guestbook is available at

Published in the TC Palm on Feb. 16, 2013