Irene Deats

August 16, 1928 - February 17, 2019

Service Date: February 20, 2019

Funeral Home Harding Litwin Funeral Home

Irene Deats, 90, of Laceyville formerly of Pittston died Sunday Feb. 17, 2019 at Tyler Memorial Hospital, Tunkhannock. She was born in Dupont on Aug. 16, 1928; the daughter of the late McKinley and Mary Ritzie Tibbett. Her husband James Deats III died in 1959. Irene worked at Pittston apparel for many years.
She enjoyed watching the Hallmark Channel and Westerns and doing crossword puzzles. A special thanks to Dr. Zurad and Kate
Preceded in death by grandson Billy Jack Burnside. Sister Evelyn Tibbett and two brothers Billy and Owen Tibbett and children Evelyn Ann Burnside and her husband Edward John Sr.; Bertha Rose. Two sons James Marshall Deats IV and John R. Deats
Surviving grandchildren: Michael (Rachel), James (Florence), Christine(Kami), Ed, Brenda, Lisa (Mike). Great grandchildren James Jr., Violet and husband Wesley, Vada, Bianca, Ava. Great- great grandson Oliver.
Funeral service will be Wednesday Feb. 20, 2019 at 12:30pm from the Harding-Litwin Funeral Home 123 W. Tioga St. Tunkhannock with Pastor Dolly Tarreto of the Skinners Eddy Methodist Church officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home at 12(noon). Interment at Sunnyside Cemetery, Tunkhannock.
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