Irene Janet Foose, 63, of Sheppton, passed away Tuesday evening September 24, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Allentown, following a three year battle with cancer.
Born in Shenandoah, PA, August 24, 1956, she was the daughter of Jerome Stauffer, Sr., Zion Grove and the late Arlene (Kuzmitsky) Stauffer. She spent the past 32 years in Sheppton after moving from Zion Grove.
Irene had been employed by Michael's Distribution Warehouse Center, and had also worked at Wolky's Mini Mart, Sheppton. She was a member of St. Johns Lutheran Church, Ringtown. She was also a member of the Shenandoah Fish and Game Club and enjoyed family gatherings and trips to the casino.
Surviving, in addition to her father, are her husband, to whom she was married for the past 32 years, Kevin Foose, three step-daughters Jennifer Foose, Drums; Jessica Foster and her husband Robert, Seattle; Tonya Foose, Hot Springs, AK; three brothers Jerome Stauffer and his wife Nancy; Carl Stauffer and his wife Linda; and Fred Stauffer and his wife Lori, all of Zion Groveg; four sisters Charlene Wienfurter, Sterling, OK; Linda Carenda, Shenandoah; and Susan Stank, Patriot Hill; and Florence Woodard, Catawissa; seven grandchildren; four great-granddaughters; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Her funeral will be held Friday, September 27, 2019 at 8 pm from Harman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc. (West), 1265 Rock Glen Road, Rock Glen. Interment will be held privately. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday evening from 6 pm until the time the service.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, online at www.stjude.org. Online condolences can be entered and more information is available at www.harmanfuneral.com.
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