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Irene Parkinson

May 28, 1931 — December 16, 2018

Irene Parkinson


Irene (Mayer)  Parkinson on December 16, 2018, age 87, of West Mifflin.  Irene was born in Turtle Creek the daughter of the late William and Irene (Grosshart) Mayer.

Irene attended Robert Morris University where she studied business. She was the Executive Secretary for Nuclear Science and Engineering.  Irene was the first female past President of the West Mifflin Lions Club. She was a pillar in the West Mifflin Community her involvement included the Zoning Board, EMS, Borough Council, Sewage Authority, and the tax office as well as a founding member of West Mifflin Council of the Arts. Irene was a founding member and spearheaded the inauguration of the West Mifflin Emergency Medical Services in early 1970’s. Irene was a Democratic Committee Women for District 16.

Beloved wife of the late Donald Earl Parkinson.  Loving mother of William (Lisa) Parkinson, of Parker, CO, Donna Smith, of Rostraver, PA and Douglas Parkinson of Rostraver, PA.

Cherished grandmother of Shelby and Jackie Parkinson, Julie and Benjamin Smith, and Haylie and Randi Parkinson.

Sister-in-law to Daniel (Carole) Parkinson, of Charlotte, SC, Joseph (Ruth Ann) Parkinson, of West Mifflin, PA, Richard (Joanne) Parkinson, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and the late William and Betty Wharton.

Family and friends received Friday 5 P.M. to 9 P.M. at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Inc., 3511 Main St. Munhall 15120 (412-461-6394) where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 11 A.M.

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