Irene V. Rich, 96 a long time resident of Weatherwood Manor in Greensburg passed away peacefully September 7, 2019. She was born May 2, 1923 in Export a daughter of the late Frank and Julia (Nolencz) Haluck. She loved reading, crafts, crossword puzzles, gardening, decorating for holidays and outings with her family, especially when they involved pizza, potato chips, and Hershey's Kisses. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Leonard A. Rich; brothers John, Henry, Walter and Stanley Haluck;,sisters, Stella Sliwoski, Victoria McGuiggan, Marie Haluck, Magdaline Florek and Helen Smith; son in law William Zimmerman, and her infant son. Irene is survived by her brother Edward (Oscar) Haluck and his wife Patty of Jeannette; children Barbara Spagnol Hoffman and husband David of Greensburg, Deborah Spagnol Zimmerman of Delmont and Vicki Lynne Spagnol of New York, NY; grandchildren Robert Fligger II and wife Cindy, Karen Fligger and husband Ryan Smith, Kimberly Zimmerman Do and husband Minh and Nicole Zimmerman; great grandchildren Alyssa and Katie Fligger, Nolan and Cora Smith and Alexander Cecconello. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Family and friends will be received Tuesday from 4-8 PM in the Mason-Gelder Funeral Home Inc. 201 N. First St. Jeannette 724-523-5539. Funeral services will be held Wednesday in the funeral home at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery, Export. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to the National Kidney Foundation. The family would like to thank all Irene's caregivers during her illness. To send online condolences or directions visit www.mason-gelder.com.
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