Irene Bernadine Monezis, 90, of McKeesport, died Sunday, December 8, 2019. She was born February 25, 1929 in Hosttetter, and was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Pavlok) Godula. She was the wife of the late George M. Monezis, Jr., who passed away September 21, 2016. They were married for 65 years. Irene was a member of Corpus Christi Parish, and was formerly Proprietor of Minerva Bakery in McKeesport.
She is survived by her son, Mark Monezis and daughter, Kathi M. Harvey of McKeesport, grandchildren, Alaina, Kurt, Kate, and Michael, sister, Helen Bogden of McKeesport, and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Margaret Slafka, and brothers, John, Joseph, Michael, and Steve Godula. Friends are welcome Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:00 noon at Corpus Christi Parish, McKeesport. Private inurnment will be in Corpus Christy Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum in Port Vue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Institute, 1405 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217 or (412) 420-2400. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published December 09, 2019.