Iris  O'Rourke


Iris O'Rourke, 82, of West Middlesex, passed away at 6:02 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2019, in UPMC Horizon, Shenango Valley.
Mrs. O'Rourke was born Feb. 8, 1937, in Rimersburg, a daughter of the late James and Beatrice (Thompson) Divens and attended West Middlesex High School.
Iris was employed more than 25 years at the former Leali Bros. Meats in Wheatland.
Iris was a devoted mother and caretaker of her family. She cherished every moment she spent with them, especially her grandchildren.
Her husband, John O'Rourke Sr., whom she married June 6, 1956, passed away in 2005.
She is survived by two sons, James O'Rourke and his wife, Diane, of Hermitage, and Michael O'Rourke and his wife, Wendy, of Hubbard, Ohio; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three brothers, James Divens and his wife, Barb, of Sharon, Raymond Divens of West Middlesex and William Divens and his wife, Cathy, of Sharpsville.
In addition to her parents and husband, Iris was preceded in death by a son, John O'Rourke Jr.; and a grandson, John O'Rourke III.

Iris, 82, of West Middlesex.
Calling hours: From 10 a.m. until the time of the service Friday (4-26-19) in J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Service: Funeral will be at 12 p.m. Friday (4-26-19) in the funeral home, with the Rev. Glenn Whitman, pastor of Church of the Good Shepherd, West Middlesex, officiating.
Interment: Haywood Cemetery, West Middlesex.
Published on April 23, 2019
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