Irene (nee Moldovan) Onderick, 90, a longtime resident of Lorain, died Saturday, January 4, 2014, at National Church Residences Mill Run in Hilliard, Ohio, where she resided for the last nine years. She was born September 22, 1923, to Charles and Julia (nee Duras) Moldovan.
Irene was a 1941 graduate of Lorain High School. She was first and foremost a dedicated wife and mother. Irene was active in the St. Anthony’s Marian Guild and Beta Sigma Phi. She enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles and reading.
She is survived by her children, Norma (Richard) DeLiberty of Woodland, California, Lois (Patrick) Cain of Columbus, Paul (Janet) Onderick of White Bear Lake, Minnesota, Albert (Marianne) Onderick of Austin, Texas, Edith (Jim) Harvey of Andover, Massachusetts and Mary Beth (Joe) Jessome of Sunrise, Florida and Lorain; grandchildren, Richard (Tiffanie) DeLiberty, Sheila (Luigi) Armogida, Patrick Cain, Maureen Cain, Brian (Kori) Cain, Brigid Cain, Christopher Onderick, Stephen Onderick, Corey Onderick, Mary Jo (Kramer) Schlaudt, Patrick Onderick, Nicole Harvey, Elizabeth Harvey; six great-grandchildren; and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Albert Andrew Onderick; and her 10 brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 7, 2014, from 4 to 7 P.M., at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2150 Broadway, Lorain (440) 244-1961. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home Wednesday, January 8, 2014, at 9:20 A.M., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M., at St. Anthony of Padua, 1305 E. Erie Ave., Lorain, with Reverend Richard E. Hudak as the Celebrant. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Lorain.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 74924, Cleveland, OH 44194 or In Care Hospice, 2233 North Bank Drive, Columbus, OH 43220.