Obit: Irene Pesch nee Millard

Erie Times-News (PA) - April 23, 2009 Deceased Name: Irene M. Pesch-PA United States

Irene M. Pesch Beloved wife, Mother, and Grandmother Irene M. Pesch, 86, formerly of 1124 West 33rd Street, died Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Saint Mary's Home, of Erie. Born in Goggins,(sic) Nova Scotia on October 25, 1922, she was a daughter to the late Rose and Herman Millard. Irene was married to the late Hubert C. Pesch for 52 years. Irene graduated from Corry High School in 1940. She retired from Durst Organ Supply Company in her mid 60's. Irene loved taking walks, playing golf, and spending time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Nancy Pesch. Irene is survived by her brother, Norman Millard and his wife, Janet, of Santa Monica, Calif.; her sister, Gladys Buetikofer and her husband, Harry, of Erie. In addition to her siblings, she is also survived by her sons, Donald Pesch and his wife, Lyda, of Ladera Ranch, Calif., Thomas Pesch and his wife, Sherrie, of Laguna Niguel, Calif., and Richard Pesch and his dear friend, Melanie Zeiss, of Erie. Her grandsons include Stephen Pesch, of Pittsburgh, Robert Pesch and Dustin Pesch, both of California. Her granddaughters include Jennifer Pesch, of Erie, Tiffany, Christine, Britney and Kayla Pesch, all of California. Friends may call Friday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard. Further visitation will be held Saturday at Saint Mary's Home Chapel (Reed Street Entrance) from 10 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11 o'clock. Burial in Erie County Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Gallagher Center at Saint Mary's Home of Erie, 607 East 26th St., Erie, 16504. Condolences at Sign the guestbook at

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