POLAND, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Urania Marchese, died Friday night, December 17, at her home.
Urania, affectionately known as Irene, was born March 14, 1927 in Youngstown, Ohio, daughter of Nunziato and Madeline Bucci Tamburrino and has lived in the area her entire life.
Raised in Youngstown, Irene graduated in 1945 from Woodrow Wilson High School.
She has held office positions for the Strouss department store, Truscon Steel and Beckwith & Sheetz.
She was a founding member of the New Life Assembly and later joined the Church of the Rock.
On April 29, 1950, she married Rocco J. Marchese and they settled in Poland. Irene cherished her role as a housewife for her husband and five children.
She loved sewing, cross stitch and gardening.
After 60 years of marriage, Rocco passed away on April 27, 2010.
Irene is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Phillip) Ciccone of Poland; three sons, Fred (Dru) Marchese and John (Michele) Marchese, both of Poland and Pat (Janice) Marchese of Struthers; one daughter-in-law, Cindy Marchese, also from Poland; his sister, Mary Alice (Richard) Matis from Poland; her brother, Paul (Annette) Tamburrino of Sandusky; 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Rocco, Irene was predeceased by her son, Tom Marchese.
Private services were held on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the Cunningham-Becker funeral home in Poland.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for material contributions to take the form of donations to Hospice of the Valley or to a charity of their choice.
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