Irene M. (Holby) Cukec

August 29, 1921 ~ May 23, 2022 (age 100)


Brandon, Mississippi – Services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1. 2022, at Lake Park Cemetery Chapel in Youngstown, Ohio. Irene M. Cukec, of Struthers, passed away in Mississippi on Monday, May 23, 2022.

Irene was born on August 29, 2021, in Pennsylvania.  She was a daughter of John and Helen Holby.  She was married to Joseph J. Cukec of Struthers (deceased) and had 2 children, son John J. Cukec (deceased) and is survived by her daughter, Peggy J. Magargee, wife of Ronald J. Magargee, of Brandon, Mississippi, two grandchildren Ryan Magargee and Jill Frier, wife of Todd Frier, and four great-grandchildren: Ashlynn, Will, Jackson and Matthew.

Irene was preceded in death by three brothers: Jake Holby, William Holby and Jim Holby and two sisters: Sylvia Soich and Marge Verbanovic.

She was also a former member of Christ Our Savior / St. Nicholas Church in Struthers.  Irene was an avid reader, storyteller, and listener.  She enjoyed playing cards and bingo.  She also enjoyed making ethnic foods, baking, and gardening.

She was dearly loved by family and friends.  She will be greatly missed.

Arrangements handled by the Clemente Funeral Home, Struthers, Ohio.

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Funeral Service
June 1, 2022

1:00 PM
Lake Park Cemetery
1495 E. Midlothian Blvd.
Youngstown, Ohio 44471

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