April 07, 2020
Visitation: Visitation at a later date.
Service: Service at a later date.
Irene Ann Milasincic
Of McCandless Twp, 84, a long-time resident of the North Hills, died on Tuesday, April 7th, 2020.
Born in 1935 in McKeesport PA, Irene received her Master of Education from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989, and her Bachelor of Arts in Education in 1957 from the State Teachers College at Indiana, currently Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Irene taught English and Language Arts at Westview Middle School in the 1980s, subsequently earning her principal’s papers from the Pennsylvania Department of Education. She served as Assistant Principal at North Hills Middle School from the early 1990’s until her retirement in 2002.
Irene was accomplished, kind, wise, and widely beloved. She brought joy to those she knew by treating each individual with deep respect and the highest personal dignity. She loved literature, poetry, journalism, current events, child psychology, counseling, politics, thespian theater, stage musicals, flower gardens, and travel to Eastern Europe to visit family. Irene was active over decades in her church, St. Sebastian Catholic Church, teaching and coordinating curriculum. She enjoyed attending mass at La Roche College in her later years.
Irene was the wife of the late Joseph P. Milasincic. She is survived by her daughters, Anne Milasincic Andrews (Paul Weiss) and Debra J. Milasincic, her son, Christopher J. Milasincic (Neeta Milasincic), her sister Anne Louis Petras, her grandsons Jax Milasincic and Andre Milasincic, step-grandsons Walter Weiss, Lucien Weiss, and Maxwell Weiss, and manycherished in-laws, nieces, and nephews. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a memorial mass and reception for family and friends will be scheduled at a later date.
Memorial gifts can be made to the Hillman Cancer Center at UPMC Passavant and the Alzheimer’s Association. Arrangements by DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, INC.