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Irene E. Winslow, age 70 of Mentor, died Sunday July 16, 2017 at Hospice House, Cleveland surrounded by her family. She was born July 29, 1946 in Cleveland, OH.

Ms. Winslow was an amazing mother of 4. She attended college later in life and received her teaching degree in 1990 from Lake Erie College. She went on to be an elementary teacher for twenty years and taught at several schools in the catholic diocese.

Irene was a woman of strong faith and belonged to St Mary's of the Assumption Church in Mentor for many years.

Irene's greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and attending all their activities. Especially, all their graduations this past May. She loved to travel, the warm sun and the ocean. She was passionate about helping others. In fact for the last several years she helped the sick and elderly.

Her favorite quote, "Be happy, for I am with the Lord and I love being loved and giving and doing for people".

Survivors include her children: Jennifer (Loreto) Iafelice, Beth Ann Osborne, Richard M. (Tricia) Osborne and Gregory J. Osborne, 15 grandchildren: Christina, Regina, Loreto Jr. and Zack Iafelice, Michaela & Sarah Sullivan, Anthony Haworth, Marc (Amanda) Osborne, Isabella, Richard M. III, Tessa & Tatum Osborne, Acacia, Gregory J. Jr & Mack Osborne, brother in law: Donald Wallenfelsz, nieces: Joyce Maikut & Jackie (Pat) Smith, nephew: Donald (Karen) Wallenfelsz and her dog: Sadie.

Irene was preceded in death by her infant twin daughters: Mildred & Lisa Osborne, parents: John and Alma Rigo and sister: Joann Wallenfelsz.

A funeral mass will be 10 am Friday, July 21, 2017, at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, 8560 Mentor Ave. Mentor.

The family will receive friends 4-8 pm Thursday, July 20, 2017, at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

Interment will be in Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, OH.

Family requests contributions may be made to Northeast Ohio Autism Group, PO Box 244 Gates Mills, OH 44040

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