Remembering Irene Sleboda

Sleboda Irene B obit photoIrene B. Sleboda 
July 28, 2020

Irene B. Sleboda, 78, Dunmore died Tuesday evening at home. She was the wife of Retired Dunmore Policeman Ronald Sleboda. They celebrated 50 years of marriage April 25th

Born in Tunkhannock, she was one of 10 children born of the late Michael and Mary Hovanecs Pavuk. 

Irene was a graduate of Dunmore High School Class of 1960 and attended IBM Business School in Scranton. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Dunmore and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Lodge #2 FOP in Scranton. She was one of the first employees at RCA in Dunmore and prior to retirement she worked at Supermarket Services in Dunmore.

Also surviving are sisters, Susan Matticks and her husband Edward, Dunmore and Joan Novak, Woodbridge, VA, a brother, Michael Pavuk and his wife Pamela, Bethlehem, a brother in law, Leonard Winslow, Dunmore, nieces Lisa and Andrea Novak, Michelle Winslow, Barbara Lee Sarcinelli, Marie Hughes, and Joan Parry, nephews Timmy Matticks, Michael Pavuk Jr., Kevin and Darren Winslow, Ronald, Mark , and Kenny Cieciorka, John Zikosky, Jr. and Tony Kazmakaites Jr., and a great niece Ariel Matticks.

She was preceded in death by 6 sisters, Shirley Winslow, Mary Cieciorka, Theresa Walczak, Anna Mae Zikosky, Alberta Kazmakaites, and an infant twin sister Barbara.

The funeral will be Friday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Mary of Mount Carmel Church, 322 Chestnut St, Dunmore.  Interment will follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. for those who are unable to attend the mass.  Due to our current pandemic, all those attending are kindly and respectfully asked to socially distance without direct contact while giving condolences and are required to wear a mask.

A celebration of Irene’s life will be held at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc.

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