Irene E. Gambo, 85, of Dunmore, died Friday morning at Allied Skilled Nursing, Scranton. She is survived by her husband, Angelo M. The couple had been married for 60 years.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Emil, Sr. and Mary Suray Silvi and was a graduate of Dunmore High School and a member of SS Anthony & Rocco Parish, Dunmore. Prior to retirement, she was the manager of housekeeping at the Holiday Inn, Dunmore and previously worked for the former Sears, Roebuck and Company in Scranton.
Irene was an avid gardener and known for her “green thumb”. She was an excellent cook and baker and will be fondly remembered for her “famous” cookies. She was a wonderful wife and homemaker and took great pride and joy in her home. She will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Also surviving is a sister; Constance Rosar and husband Robert and sisters-in-law; Mary Silvi,Carmella Gregory and Joanne Gambacorta, all of Dunmore. Nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by three infant children and brothers; Edwin Silvi and Emil, Jr. Silvi and brother-in-law; John Gregory
The funeral will be Tuesday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore with mass at 11:00am in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St. Dunmore.
Interment; Dunmore Cemetery, Dunmore.
Friends may call Tuesday morning from 9:00am until 10:30am at the funeral home.
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