Irene Zahuranec, 90 entered into eternal rest Friday, June 21, 2013. Irene was born in Farrell on April 18, 1923 to the late Stanley and Mary Kalinowski Franczkowski (Franczk). A 1942 graduate of Farrell High School, Irene was a member of St. Adalberts Catholic Church and its Infant of Prague Society. She worked at Ordinance (Sharon Steel) during World War II. Surviving is her husband, Edward Zahuranec whom she married on February 2, 1946. After their marriage they owned and operated Charleston Fruit Farm in Jefferson Twp. Irene was a full time mom, outstanding cook and baker while raising five children. Besides her husband, Edward who resides at Nugent Convalescent Home in Hermitage, she is survived by three daughters, Faith (Ronald) Faber of Brookfield, OH, Natalie (Steven) Lukac of Liberty Twp., OH, Gina Zahuranec of Sharpsville, PA, two sons, Edward (Jennifer) Zahuranec of Mercer, PA and Terry Zahuranec of Lakemont, NY, eleven grandchildren, Michael and Dan Faber, Sarah Nash, Trevor, Michelle, Diane and Cole Zahuranec, Ashtin Graham, Courteney and Steven Lukac and Jessica Nameth and 8 great grandchildren. Besides her parents Irene was preceded in death by a sister Stella DeCapira and a brother Telesfor Franczek. Friends may call at the Tomon Funeral and Cremation Services in the Harold W. Stevenson Funeral Home, 264 E. State St., Sharon on Monday, June 24 from 5 to 8 PM. A Christian Wake Service will be offered at the Funeral Home on Monday at 7:45 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered for Irene at St. Adalberts Church on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 10:30 AM by Fr. Charles Skinner. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery.
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