Irene Palazzari, 96, died July 6, 2019 at Lackawanna Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of Armond Palazzari who died in 1987. She spent most of her adult life residing in Peckville. Born in Taylor, she was a daughter of the late Steven and Catherine Cuiry. She spent a good part of her early years with her beloved late grandmother, Eva Markovitch of Scranton.
Her whole life revolved around home and family. She will be remembered for her love of people and her friendly nature. In her early senior years, she was a member of the Eynon Golden Age Club, loved going on bus trips, gardening and dancing. A loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be deeply missed by all. Most of all, we will miss her beautiful smile and love of life.
Surviving are a daughter, Wendy Mancuso and husband, Jack, Peckville; a son, Armond Palazzari and wife, Rosemary, Scott Township; brother, Nicholas Cuiry, Florida; sister, Jean Gravel, Mt. Pocono and grandchildren, Tiffany Ordonez; A.J. Palazzari and Heidi Williams. Also surviving are 7 great-grandchildren.
Irene is preceded in death by four brothers, Steven, John, Joseph, and Peter Cuiry and one sister, Ann Kaminski.
Funeral service will be from the Louis J Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church Street, Archbald with a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the King Parish, Archbald on Tuesday at 10:30am. Interment will follow at St John’s Cemetery, Jessup. Private family viewing.