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Julia Irene Gregor, 86, of Carlisle, died on Sunday, May 8, 2011, at Chapel Pointe Health Center in Carlisle. She was born on September 11, 1924, a daughter of the late William A. and Mary (Youtzey) Martin and was the widow of Albert J. Gregor, who died January 12, 1999 and to whom she was married for 56 years.

Irene was a 1942 graduate of Carlisle High School. She retired from the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission in 1979, having worked in the Audit Department for 20 years. Irene also retired from Cumberland County Courthouse where she worked in the Voter Registration Office. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Carlisle, Carlisle Chapter of AARP, the Shamrocks, and a charter member of the former Women's Democratic Club of Carlisle, where she was past President, and held various other offices within the club. She was a Democratic committee person in Carlisle's First Ward/First Precinct for 17 years.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy E. Gregor of Baltimore, MD and Hope L. Gregor of Carlisle, five grandchildren, Marty Frame, Lisa Frame, Stacy Flanagan, Barry Heckard, Jr. and Clint Burkholder and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Mary Gregor, a sister, Joann Lawson and three brothers, Norman and Walter McGinnis and William Martin, Jr.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 85 Marsh Dr., Carlisle, with Rev. William C. Forrey as the celebrant. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s New Cemetery, Carlisle. Viewing will be held on Friday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle and on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of the services at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Patrick's School Endowment Fund, 152 E. Pomfret St., Carlisle or to Hospice of Central PA, 98 S. Enola Dr., Enola, PA 17025.

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I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing on Sunday. She was a great lady, full of spunk, and a great sense of humor. She was a very close friend of my Aunt Mary and she will be greatly missed. Celebrate her every Mother's Day.  My deepest sympathies to the family.

"Lainey" Novak
Dear Nancy & Family,
I wish to send my deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your Mother.
Please know that I am thinking of you
and how very difficult it must be at this time.
Again, with deepest sympathy,

Laura Gerafentis

 I am so sorry to hear of your loss I worked with your mother,
she was a great person,so full of life.
My prayers go up for her whole family.

Fran Bailey
I am so sorry for your loss.  Your mother was always so nice to me and she had a beautiful smile.

Tina Porto Chubb
To Nancy & Hope:
 I read with sorrow about the passing of your Mother.
 A former neighbor & paperboy.

Raymond Miller

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Irene.
 She was a wonderful person. I worked with her at Board of Elections. She was loved and will be missed by many.

Sharon Rife
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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
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Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1926 ~ 2009)
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(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
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(1866 ~ 1924)
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(1831 ~ 1903)

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