Irene (Stepisianos) Shumac

Irene (Stepisianos) Shumac, 78, a lifetime resident of Altoona, passed peacefully Thursday evening, April 18, 2013.

She married Robert G. Shumac on Nov. 1, 1952, and he passed away March 1, 1989.

Surviving are four children: George A., Robin A. Ganey, Jeffrey B. and James M.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sons: Robert S. on Dec. 20, 1969, and Kevin S. on July 31, 1990.

Pastor Richard Maher will officiate a private interment service.

In memoriam, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are by Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral and Cremation Services, 1034 Benner Pike, State College. A guestbook can be signed and condolences sent to the family at