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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Irene Shadle, 78 – Took Great Pride in Her Flower Garden

Irene Shadle, 78, of Tower City, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 10, 2023 at Heritage Mill Personal Care Home, Tower City.

Born in Sugar Notch, April 9, 1945, a daughter of the late Harry and Leona Miller. Irene was a graduate of Levittown High School, and she continued her education at beauty school, where she became a licensed beautician.

Irene had been employed by Bell Telephone, now Verzion. She last worked in the office at Koppy’s Propane, Williamstown.

She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Chapel, Tower City, the Catholic Women’s Club, the Porter Tower Lions Club, and the Tower City Moose Lodge.

She enjoyed crafts, cross-stitch, and sewing. Irene took great pride in her flower garden.

Surviving are her husband, Stewart W. Shadle; a son, Stewart Shadle (Kamini), Downingtown; a daughter, Missy Fox (Kevin), Boothwyn; two grandchildren Kelsey and Kevin Fox Jr.; three great grandchildren; four step great grandchildren.

Religious services will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of the Dimon Funeral Home with Rev. Johnson officiating. Burial will be in the St. Peter’s Cemetery, Orwin. Visitation will be held from 10-11 at the chapel. A luncheon and time of fellowship will be held at St. Peter’s UCC Church, Orwin following the committal service.

Memorial donations in Irene’s name should be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Women’s Club, 113 Cherry Street, Tremont PA, 17981.

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