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Irene (Greenberg) Zelon


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Irene (Greenberg) Zelon Obituary
IRENE (GREENBERG) ZELON, age 88, of Temecula, CA, passed away on April 30, 2014. She was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 20, 1926. Irene was an independent woman who put herself through Chicago Teacher's College. She met her husband Milton while on vacation in California and it was love at first sight. The two were engaged within weeks and their loving marriage lasted 50 years. A resident of Westminster, California for over 30 years, Irene taught elementary and junior high school in that school district. After retirement, Irene and Milt traveled extensively on cruises to Hawaii, Columbia, the Panama Canal and tours across the United States, Israel, and New Zealand. Irene was an active volunteer supporting the voter process as a poll worker. She was a founding member of the Murrieta Public Library and a long time volunteer at KCET Public Television. Irene enjoyed reading, painting, playing cards, and singing with her choral group. Irene was preceded in death by her husband Milt. She is survived by daughter Debra McQuain and husband David of Murrieta, California; son Jon Zelon and wife Barbara of Clear Lake, Texas; and son Donald Zelon and wife Renée of Murrieta; 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the or Friends of the Murrieta Library.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on May 4, 2014
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