Irene Cushner, 82, of Johnson City, passed away at her home on June 24, 2013. She is survived by her children, Michael and Marlene Cushner of Binghamton, Mary and Michael Kelly of Front Royal, VA, Ann Marie and Timothy Bourn of Kirkwood, Mark Cushner of Hallstead, PA, and Teresa Zarate of Midlothian, TX; 4 precious grandchildren, Timothy (Cheryl) Cushner, Meghan (Blaise) Buckner, Maribeth Kelly and Abagael Zarate; two great grandsons, Jake and Declan Francis; a sister, Margaret Corbett of Clarks Summit, PA; many nieces, nephews and in-laws. She was predeceased by her husband, Francis, in 2004, and her siblings, Rose Dranichak, Ann Shust, Peter and Joe Mikitka. Irene's family extends a special thank you to her dear neighbors, Alan and Debbie Howell, for their kind help and friendship.
The Office of Christian Burial will be offered 10 am Thursday at the Hopler & Eschbach Funeral Home, 483 Chenango St., Binghamton. Fr. Peter Tomas will officiate. Burial will be in Holy Spirit Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday from 4 -7 pm. Irene requested that memorial gifts be made to Holy Spirit Byzantine Catholic Church, 360 Clinton St., Binghamton 13905, in her memory. View or sign her guestbook at www.hefuneralhome.com.