Irene A. (Gibilisco) Marchese
June 25, 1930 – May 21, 2020
Irene was an artist whose paintings were collected locally and nationally. One painting currently hangs in the Med Center Library. She was an active member of Associated Artists and Bellevue Artists and enjoyed traveling to workshops with other painters and teaching art. Irene was also a floral designer for Baker’s for many years and won awards for her arrangements. Irene also loved spending time with her grandchildren, reading -especially the Bible, baking, music, and singing in the St. Thomas More church choir and the Omaha Symphony Choir. Irene passed away due to Covid-19 at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Preceded in death by husband Frank; brother Sam Gibilisco; sisters Connie Swisher and Grace Stinson.
Survived by daughters Christine Bolmeier (Bill), Mary Kay Glassman (Jesus Aguillon), and Donna Garcia (David); grandchildren Lauren Pascale (Luke Malone), Alyssa Taylor, Brent Glassman, Nina Targy, Cece Targy, William Targy, Brandon Garcia (Lexi), and Anna Newell (Jacob); and five great-grandchildren.
Special thanks to Nurse Remy with Palliative Care at UNMC and Dr. Gregory Babbe.
Visitation: Wednesday, May 27, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., followed by a Funeral Service at noon, both at the West Center Chapel.
In lieu of flowers send donations to: The Poor Clare Sisters of Omaha, 22625 Edgewater Road, Omaha, NE, 68022. Entombment: Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum.
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