Obituary of Irene Casaia
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Irene Casaia, 94, of Bear Creek passed away Saturday January 16, 2021 at Wilkes-Barre General hospital after a brief illness. She was born on May 7, 1926 in Wilkes-Barre to the late Jacob and Mary Heiser Vernitsky. Irene graduated from Coughlin High School, Wilkes-Barre. She was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church, Bear Creek prior to its closing. Irene worked for many years as a housekeeper at King’s College. She had passion for crossword puzzles and word searches in her later years. She was precedent in death by Brothers, Tommy Vernitsky, Joseph Vernitsky, and George Maruska, Sisters, Anna Thomas and Theresa Brody. Irene is survived by her son David, Bear Creek, Daughter, Maureen Padavan and husband Joseph, Bear Creek, Brother, Wally Vernitsky, New Cumberland, Sister, Catherine Penczkowski, Hanover Twp., Brother-In-Law, Bill Thomas, Harrisburg, Granddaughter Lindsay Padavan, Wilkes-Barre, several nieces and nephews. There will be a private service held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Edwards & Russin Funeral and Cremation services 717 Main St. Edwardsville, PA www.russincares.comTo plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Irene Casaia, please visit our Tree Store
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