Irene C. Vivino 76, of 3 South Quince Street, Mt. Carmel passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
Born in Shamokin State Hospital on June 14, 1943 she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Mary (Pietrewicz) Yenolevich.
Irene attended Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Grade School and graduated in 1961 from Catholic High in Mt. Carmel. In 1963, she graduated from the Empire Beauty School receiving her Cosmetology-Teaching License.
Irene had been employed at the Bobbie Beauty Salon in Shamokin for three years. She then went on to work at the Mt. Carmel Area School District as a Library aide and a remedial math aide for twenty-five years before retiring. She felt privileged to work with children.
She enjoyed spending time with her loving family including her daughter Suzanne, her sister, Evelyn and many nieces and nephews. She always looked forward to family reunions.
Irene was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish.
Surviving are her daughter Suzanne Vivino of Mt. Carmel; her sister Evelyn Pederagnana of Mt. Carmel; her sister-in-law, Beatrice Yenolevage of Weehawken, New Jersey; her mother-in-law, Catherine Mannello of Mt. Carmel; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Alice Engelke and one brother, Andrew Yenolevage.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel with the Rev. Francis J. Karwacki Pastor as celebrant. Interment will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mt. Carmel Township. A visitation will be held on Saturday morning from 9:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III Supervisor. In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy can be made to Mommy and Me Rescue, 610 East Fifth Street, Mt. Carmel, PA 17851 or New Beginnings Feral Cat Rescue, P.O. Box 102 Wilburton, PA 17888.