Irene Semanchyk, 90, owner and operator of the Banquet Hotel in Ringtown, passed away Monday, August 13th, 2018 at the home of her daughter Nancy in Hazleton.
Irene was born in Mahanoy City, on February 28, 1928, a daughter of Eugene and Elizabeth (Belovich) Husalo.
A life long restaurant owner, she and her husband, the late Theodore "Teddy" Semanchyk owned and operated the well-known Banquet Hotel in Ringtown since 1951.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore "Teddy" Semanchyk in February of 2008, and by brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her children, Nancy Kutsko, of Hazleton, John Semanchyk, of Ringtown and Theodore, Jr.,"Pudgy" Semanchyk and his wife Maxine of Ringtown.
She is also survived by her grandchildren, Joshua Semanchyk, Amii Kress, Harry Kress, Jessica Kutsko, Morgana Semanchyk and Amber Semanchyk. Three great grandchildren, Joe Gill, Jalen Gill and Harlem Gill also survive.
It was Irene's wish that no public services are to be held.