Irene (Swaiko) Weischedel, 85 of Clinton Township, formerly of Richland died May 31, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospice, Cabot. She was born October 27, 1933 in Bairdford, West Deer Township to the late Wasil and Helen (Heridish) Swaiko and grew up in Bairdford. Irene graduated from West Deer High School in 1951. She and her late husband Fred E. Weischedel were the co-owners of Weischedel Floral in Richland for 26 years. She was a member of St. Michaels R.O. Church, Curtisville. She enjoyed flowers and most of all spending time with her family.
Survivors include her children, David F. (Adel) Weischedel of Florida and Kathleen I. (David) Wood of Clinton Township, grandchildren Hannah Wood, Jacob Wood, Morgan Weischedel, Rachel Weischedel and Luke Wood and her great-grand son Elijah Weischedel, her brother the Most Reverend Metropolitan Herman of South Canaan and her sister Helen Shurina of Curtisville.
Besides her parents Irene was preceded in death by her brothers John, Charles, Alex, Richard, George and Michael Swaiko and her sister Mary Kokoruda.
Friends will be received Tuesday from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm in the SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer, where parting prayers will be conducted Wednesday 9:30 am followed by Funeral Services at 10 am in St. Michaels R.O. Church, Curtisville, with His Beatitude Metropolitan Herman (Swaiko), Former Archbishop of Washington and New York, Metropolitan of All America and Canada and the Rev. Alexander Poshyvjlo, officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in Lakewood Memorial Gardens, Indiana Township. Parastas services will be conducted Tuesday 7 pm in the Funeral Home. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com
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