Irene E. Ashton, 94, of McKeesport, died Monday, August 17, 2020 at Jefferson Hospital. Born in McKeesport, February 9, 1926, daughter of the late Charles L. and Edna M. Spear Henderson, wife of the late Robert F. Ashton, sister of the late William C. Henderson, she is survived by her son and daughter in law, Robert F. (Pam) Ashton of Elizabeth Township, PA. A lifetime member of the First Christian Church and the West Penn Hospital Nurse’s Alumni, she was a retired registered nurse. She was a graduate of McKeesport High School and the West Penn Hospital School of Nursing. Friends will be received in the Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 on Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 4-8 PM. A graveside service will be held Friday, August 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM in Round Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dave Shively officiating.
Originally published August 18, 2020.