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Irene Detar

December 20, 1919 ~ March 22, 2014 (age 94)

The Piano Brothers
Irene Detar, 96, of Vandergrift, died Saturday, March 22, 2014. Born Dec. 20, 1917, she was the daughter of the late Lester Graham and Dorothy Ferguson Graham. She married William A. Detar, Sept. 21, 1919. Al passed away June 10, 1990. Al was an Army veteran and was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge. She and Al were both lifetime members of both the Disabled American Veterans and the VFW. Irene was also involved with the Red Cross. One of her favorite pastimes was playing bingo. Irene made it known that she liked to watch her soaps and usually disregarded phone calls during that time. They had no children. Irene was a dear friend of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Shearer and Charlotte Shearer, until both moved away from their homes. She has been a resident of West Haven Nursing Home for nine years. One of Al and Irene's favorite times together was to a Billy Graham crusade when they both went forward at the end of the service. Family and friends will be received from 6 p.m. until the time of services at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the DUNMIRE-KERR and ROWE FUNERAL HOME INC., 244 Franklin Ave., Vandergrift. Interment will be in the Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Visit us at

 Service Information

March 26, 2014

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dunmire-Kerr & Rowe Funeral Home, Inc.
Vandergrift, PA

Funeral Service
March 26, 2014

8:00 PM
Vandergrift, PA

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