Irene M. Szabo McCool passed away on April 17, 2017 in Key West, Florida. She was 90 years old. She grew up in Philadelphia, PA near 5th and Girard Ave. & attended William Penn High School. She married a USCG man, moved around quite a bit and settled down the shore where she raised her children in North Cape May, New Jersey. She worked at the Vocational Center in Cape May Court House. She loved to paint, write poems and spend time with her family and her many nieces and nephews. She is survived by her three children Matthew, Eileen and Lisa, her grandchildren Angie Dolan (Patrick), and Shaun Giancaterino (Katherine), her sister Elizabeth "Betty" Birkenheuer and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her four sisters:
Louise Ovack, Helen Katzianer, Rose Kaszan and Clara Rundstrom.
Relatives and friends are invited to Irene's viewing on Tuesday, May 9, 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM at St. Simon Stock Parish/ Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 178 White Horse Pike (at Franklin Ave.) Berlin, NJ 08009. Her funeral Mass will take place at 11:00 AM at the Church. Interment, Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Berlin, NJ. Condolences may be posted atwww.giosafuneralhome.com