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Irene K. Yenshaw

September 27, 1926 — October 21, 2021

Irene K. (Kapec) Yenshaw, 95, of Bethlehem, died Thursday, October 21, 2021 at Bethlehem Manor. Born in Sheppton, PA she was the daughter of the late George and Anna (Merva) Kapec. She was married to Edmund T. Yenshaw with whom she celebrated 71 years of marriage until his death on December 16, 2019.

Irene worked for the former Western Electric, retiring after 31 years of service. She was a member of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Bethlehem. Irene was also a member of the Telephone Pioneer Club.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, who were also her caregivers, Steven and his wife Cathy Yenshaw, brother, Andrew Kapec, and several nieces and nephews.

Irene was preceded in death by her daughter, Carol Ann Yenshaw, son, David E. Yenshaw, brothers, George Kapec, and Joseph Kapec, and sister, Anna McGrory.

Services are private and under the guidance of Connell Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Irenes name to Good Shepard Manor, 4129 N, IL-1 #17, Momence, IL 60954

Holy Saviour Cemetery
2575 Linden St.
Bethlehem PA 18017

Funeral HomeConnell Funeral Home, Inc.
245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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