Irene Gregory passed into the arms of Jesus peacefully on Dec. 23, 2012. She was 92 years of age. She was born in Detroit, Mich. into the blended family of Stella and Wladyslaw Krasowski. She was number eight in a family of ten. She grew up in the Polish suburb of Hamtramck, Mich. She could speak and read Polish. She was proud of her Polish heritage.
In 1954 she moved to Southern California and began her career as a classified employee with various school districts. She worked in the kitchen and janitorial departments. She spent her retirement years in Bullhead City, Ariz. enjoying swimming and gambling, and potlucks. Finally, she came to Nev. to assisted living at Merrill Gardens and eventually found her way to Eagle Valley Care Center. Because of her great sense of humor and general feistiness, she was loved by all the caregivers that knew her. She loved cake decorating, gambling, and fishing. She loved being with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Kathleen (Donald), Douglas, and Janice (David); five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan and three husbands, Edward Paszko, Clifford Huffman, and Lawrence Gregory.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Gall Catholic Community, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville, NV at 11 a.m, January 5, 2012.