NANTICOKE — Irene A. Koloski, 88, formerly of Green Street, Nanticoke, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 22, 2014, at Birchwood Nursing Home, Nanticoke.
Born July 25, 1925, in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Krieger Koloski. Irene attended Nanticoke schools and was a member of St. Faustina Parish, formerly Holy Trinity Church, and a member of the church's Women's Catholic Council.
She was employed in the dietary department by Nanticoke State General Hospital, where she worked for numerous years, retiring several years ago.
Irene was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by a brother, John, in 2006.
She is presently survived by a niece, June B. Dougherty and her husband, Mark, Columbus, Ohio; nephews, Daniel Koloski and his wife Ann, and their daughter, Elizabeth, Newtown, Pennsylvania, Robert Koloski, Nanticoke; sister-in-law, Theresa Koloski, Nanticoke; numerous cousins.
Irene's funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday from the Grontkowski Funeral Home P.C., 51-53 W. Green St., Nanticoke, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Faustina Parish Church, primary site, with the Rev. James Nash officiating. Interment will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery, Nanticoke. Friends are asked to meet in church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Food Pantry or church renovations of St. Faustina Parish.