Irene L. (Andruscavage) Tym, 87 of Shenandoah passed away peacefully on Friday night, December 20, 2019 at her residence.
Born in Shenandoah on May 25, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Constantine and Elizabeth (Marcincavage) Andruscavage.
She was a graduate of the former J.W. Cooper High School, Shenandoah.
Prior to her retirement, Irene was employed in production at Ateeco Inc., Mrs. T’s Pierogies, Shenandoah for over 30 years.
Irene was a member of Divine Mercy Parish, Shenandoah formerly St. Casimir’s Church. In her free time, she enjoyed reading, especially true crime novels. She enjoyed making trips to the casinos but above all she treasured the time spent traveling with her family.
Surviving are her daughter, Cynthia A. Wilson and her husband David of Barnesville; two sons, Walter R. Tym of Ashland and David S. Tym and his wife Bonita of Hubbard, Iowa; three grandchildren, Olivia Vanderhart and her husband Lane, Kentleigh Tym and Eden Tym; a daughter-in-law, Ann Tym of Shamokin; nieces, nephews, cousins, many friends and her faithful companion, her golden retriever, “Casey”.
Preceding her in death in addition to her parents was her husband, Walter R. Tym on December 15, 2004. Born to a family of nine children, she was the last surviving member and was preceded in death by all eight of her siblings, including four brothers, Constantine, John, Alfred and Frank Andruscavage and four sisters, Pauline Zidik, Julie Bescript, Florence Gustites and Joan Butsko.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 10:00 am in St. Casimir’s Church, the sacred worship site of Divine Mercy Parish, 229 N. Jardin St., Shenandoah with Monsignor Ronald C. Bocian, Pastor as the celebrant. Interment will follow in St. Casimir’s Cemetery, Shenandoah Heights. A visitation will be held on Thursday morning from 9:00 am until 10:00 am in the church. There will be no services from the funeral home.
Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements.