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Irene P. (Bainbridge) Mellon

August 8, 1923 ~ October 9, 2017 (age 94)

Irene P. Mellon, 94, of Anderson, SC, passed away Monday, October 9th, at Anderson Medical Center.


Irene was born in Minersville, PA on August 8, 1923, a daughter of the late Minnie A. (Stutzman) and James W. Bainbridge.


She was the widow of Paul W. Mellon.


Irene was a member of Lighthouse Church Orwigsburg and Concord Community Church, Anderson, South Carolina.


She worked in the cutting room at former Sylray Textile factory in Orwigsburg.


Irene is survived by her daughter, Paula L. Holzer, wife of Carl, of Anderson, SC; sister, Elaine Miller, of Schuylkill Haven, PA.


Brother Allen, husband of Joan Bainbridge, of Drehersville, PA;


Grandchildren Derek Holzer, husband of Kelly and Carla Marchione, wife of Joseph. 4 great-grandchildren Kylie and Zander Holzer, and Adalyn and Bowen Marchione and Irene was predeceased by 4 Sisters, Annabelle Sowers, Dorothy Stotland, Billene Breiner and Jean Stauffer, Irene's twin. Brothers John Bainbridge and James Bainbridge


Internment services will be held at Schuylkill Memorial Park at 1:00 PM followed by a Celebration of Irene’s Life Service at 2:00 PM on Monday, October 16th at Lighthouse Church, 10 Hollenbush Lane, Orwigsburg, with Pastor William M. Orf officiating. Please honor Irene's request and send contributions, in lieu of flowers, in her name to Lighthouse Church/Orphan Helpers, 10 Hollenbush Lane, Orwigsburg, PA 17961. Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremations Services, Inc is honored to have been entrusted with arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Lighthouse Church/Orphan Helpers
10 Hollenbush Lane, Orwigsburg PA 17961

 Service Information

October 16, 2017

1:00 PM
Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery
75 Memorial drive
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

Celebration of Life
October 16, 2017

1:30 PM
The Lighthouse Church
10 Hollenbush Lane
Orwigsburg, PA 17961

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