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Irene M. Zajac

January 9, 1929 — October 29, 2022

Struthers

Struthers-Irene M. Zajac, 93, passed away Saturday, October 29, 2022, at Maplecrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. Mrs. Zajac was born January 9, 1929, a daughter of Joseph and Mary Badzik Adam.

She was a Struthers High School graduate. After graduation, Irene worked as a bookkeeper at a Lincoln car dealership. She was active in the PTA when her children were in school. She was a member at Christ Our Savior Parish at St. Nicholas Church in Struthers.

Irene loved life and her family. She enjoyed playing euchre and playing cards at Struthers VFW Post 3538 with her husband Frank and her friends. She also took great joy in traveling to Las Vegas on vacation. Most of all, she enjoyed being a mother and a grandmother. Irene was a very special person who will be deeply missed.

Her husband, Frank A. Zajac, whom she married June 10, 1950, died November 9, 2017. Irene and Frank were married 67 years.
She is survived by her children, Patricia (Brian) Kuipers of Sylvania, OH, Kenneth Zajac of Rocky River, OH, and Thomas (Diane) Zajac of Poland, OH; and two grandchildren, Ryan Kuipers of Sylvania, OH, and Andrew Zajac (fiancée Kelly Balasko) of Boardman, OH.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister Dorothy (Daniel) Shirilla; and her brother Joseph (Anne) Adams.

Friends and family will be received at the Davidson-Becker Funeral Home, 11 Spring St., Struthers, on Friday, November 4, 2022 from 5-7 PM and Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 10-10:45 AM with a funeral service to follow at 11 AM.

The family would like to thank the staff at Maplecrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation for their excellent care and support.

Contributions may be given in her memory to the American Heart Association, 840 Southwestern Run, Poland, OH 44514.

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Visitation

Saturday, November 5, 2022

10:00 - 10:45 am (Eastern time)

Davidson-Becker Funeral Home

11 Spring Street, Struthers, OH 44471

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Davidson-Becker Funeral Home

11 Spring Street, Struthers, OH 44471

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