Irene A. Burkhart, 89, of Shadyside, OH died Thursday, April 7, 2016 at Wheeling Hospital. She was born June 2, 1926 in Shadyside, a daughter of the late Joseph and Julia Pribila Bilkovic.
Irene was an employee of the former Lewis’s Bakery, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, both of Shadyside and she enjoyed baking her infamous chocolate chip cookies, sewing and most of all, attending her grandsons’ baseball games.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence “Larry” Burkhart; three brothers, Joseph, William and Edward Bilkovic; three sisters, Terezia Ornsten, Mary Ulbrich and Josephine Engler.
Surviving are a daughter, Lori (Scott) Hudson of Bellaire, OH; two grandsons, Logan Hudson of Shadyside and Cody Hudson of Bellaire; several nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received Monday from 3-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside where a Vigil Service will be held at 6 pm.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, 10 am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shadyside with Fr. Samuel R. Saprano as celebrant. Burial at the convenience of the family in Powhatan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
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