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Funeral Service

St. Dominic Church
Saturday February 4th, 2023

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Irene C. Smith

Irene C. Smith, age 81, of Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Wednesday, January 11, 2023.

Irene was born on September 1, 1941 in Philadelphia, PA to the late Stanley and Rose Fudali (Smigel). She graduated from Lincoln High School in 1958 and then married John Smith in 1961.  Irene was a loving and devoted wife and mother, working full-time as an office manager while raising her three children.  Irene loved spending time with family, friends, and her four-legged friends.  She was an outstanding cook and made the best chicken and dumplings!  Irene was an avid Scrabble buff and always looked forward to playing, especially with a new opponent.  Her sense of humor, unconditional love and welcoming, open arms to all will be greatly missed.

She was predeceased by her little brother Lenny Fudali, sister Theresa Hall, and son-in-law Kevin Parisi.

Irene leaves to cherish her memory her husband, John; son, John Jr.; daughter, Shelly Parisi (Kevin); daughter Lisa Ranaudo (Paul), grandson, Michael; sister Roseann (Bob) and loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends are welcome to attend her funeral mass on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Saint Dominic Church, 8504 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. followed by her  funeral mass.

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Dennis Barchman lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Dennis Barchman Jan 17 2023 1:00 PM

Harry J Hartbauer jr lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Harry J Hartbauer jr Jan 16 2023 9:48 PM

Barbara Bartkus lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Barbara Bartkus Jan 16 2023 9:17 PM

Lisa Ranaudo daughter lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Lisa Ranaudo daughter Jan 16 2023 8:23 AM

Hi My Beautiful Mom,
I miss you so much. You will always be the best mom and my best friend.
I keep wanting to call you but you won't pick up if I call. I keep talking to you while tears run down my face. I hope you hear me. I miss everything about you.
I know this pain won't go away 💔
The out pour of phone calls, texts and postings I'm receiving is a testimony of how loved you are.
I know you needed your rest. It hurts 💔 so bad here without you.
Until we meet again,
I love you heart and soul ❤️
Love, Lisa

Paul Ranaudo Jan 14 2023 9:17 PM

Love Shelly lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Love Shelly Jan 14 2023 3:06 PM

Lisa and Paul lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Lisa and Paul Jan 14 2023 7:26 AM

Michael your grandson lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Michael your grandson Jan 13 2023 11:34 PM

Mommy I miss you so much my heart and soul is ripped in a thousand pieces 💔 I know you're not in pain any longer. Please spread your beautiful wings. I'm not ok, but it's ok not to be ok. Please know I miss and love you so much 🤍🤍🤍🤍❤❤

Lisa your daughter Jan 13 2023 11:03 PM

Raymond Donahue lit a candle for Irene C. Smith

Raymond Donahue Jan 13 2023 9:29 PM