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Irene (Selemba) Suchniak

March 7, 1930 - January 10, 2020

Service Date: January 15, 2020

Funeral Home Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc.


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Irene Suchniak, 89, of Carbondale died Friday at Creekside Nursing Home, Carbondale. She was the widow of Metro Suchniak, who passed away in 2001.

Born 1930 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Mary & Harry Selemba. She was a member of St. Basil’s Russian Orthodox Church, Simpson.

Irene had been a longtime employee in the garment industry and a member of the ILGWU garment workers union. She was also involved in the Square Club which gave her many great travel experiences.

Irene is survived by two sons, David Suchniak and wife Patricia, Myrtle Beach, SC and Joseph Suchniak and wife, Nancy, Brick, NJ. ,two sisters, Shirley and June, 9 grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren Adrianna and Ava.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Dennis and William, and 6 brothers.

Irene’s family would like to thank the entire staff of Creekside Nursing Home for the compassionate and diligent care they gave Irene in her final years.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:00 AM with a Requiem Service in St. Basil’s R.O. Church, 33 Midland St., Simpson by the V. Rev. Mitered Archpriest David J. Hritcko. Interment will be in St. Basil’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday from 3 to 6 Pm at the Joseph W Scotchlas Funeral Home, Inc., 621 Main St., Simpson Parastas will be at 5:30 PM

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