In Loving Memory of Irene K. Zackavitch-Smith

Irene K. Zackavitch-Smith

Irene K. Zackavitch-Smith

Scranton, PA January 24, 1927 ~ July 22, 2016 Date of Service: July 26, 2016

Irene K. Zackavitch-Smith, 89, of Scranton, died Friday afternoon at home. Her husband, the late Frank Smith, died March 28, 1996. The couple had been married for 40 years.

Born in Dupont, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Rose Bryk and before retirement, she worked as a seamstress in the local garment industry.

She was an avid Sprint car race fan and enjoyed going to the races with her husband, who owned a Sprint car. She also enjoyed going for Sunday afternoon drives and spending time with her children. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are a daughter, Geri Zackavitch; and a son, Mark, both of Scranton. 

She was also preceded in death by a son, Matthew.

The funeral will be Tuesday from Mary Mother of God Parish at Holy Rosary, North Scranton, with Mass at 9:30 a.m. Interment, St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Scranton. There are no public calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to Griffin Pond Animal Shelter, 967 Griffin Pond Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411, or the Luzerne County SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.

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