Irene Messinger, Starrucca, PA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on May 3, 2013 after fighting her valiant final battle with cancer. Born May 8, 1928, she leaves behind her beloved family, her husband Herbert W. Messinger, daughters, Elaine Card Valdes and her husband Oscar, and Lynne Borovicka and her husband Anthony, her stepdaughter, Elizabeth Cole, and 1 sister, Emilie Gatton. She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Elaine Renee Whitehead, Alycia Irene Jones, Megan and Phillip Card, Anthony Mayer, and Edward Valdes, 1 great grandson, Shane Whitehead and his significant other, Melinda Bullis, and her great great grandson Chase Andrew Whitehead.
Irene was an administrator and bookkeeper most of her life and an insurance agent later in life. She loved helping people and taught the AARP Defensive Driving Class for many years. Her family was her life, but her passion was golf. You could often find her on the course at Lake Lorrain two or three days a week. Irene enjoyed her friends in Ladies League and Mixed Couple League and she was an avid Denver Broncos football fan.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 2-4 with a service following at 4PM, all at the Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock.
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Arrangements by Henderson-Biedekapp Funeral Chapel, Hancock.