Irene Helen Pankiw, 87 years of age, passed peacefully on Nov. 17, 2017, at Ocean Breeze Retirement Villa, Oceanside, CA.
Irene was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and is survived by her daughter Carol Pankiw-Tyner and her son Michael Pankiw, her grandchildren Camden Pankiw and Brett Tyner. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph Pankiw.
Irene was born March 21, 1930, in the Bronx, NY to Edward Gorecki and Marie Gorecki and studied fashion design, which was always a passion. During her later years, Irene and her husband loved spending time at their home in Brewster.
Irene was laid to rest in her family plot at Raymond Hill Cemetery in Carmel.