Irene Detato celebrates 104th birthday

PHOTO PROVIDED Irene Detato recently celebrated her 104th birthday.

Irene Detato, of Montoursville, celebrated her 104th birthday on Aug. 15 with family and friends at a surprise birthday party at Aristacare, where she lives.

Staff sang to her and brought her flowers and her favorite — apple pie.

She and her late husband, Ange Detato were married on her birthday and were together for 69 years before his passing. She and her husband owned a Tastee-Freez and she also met John Wayne.

She is the mother of the late Raymon Detato and the grandmother of two grandsons, Ange and Vern; four great-grandchildren, Adam, Damon, Travis and Dana; and six great-great-grandchildren, Riley, Kiley, Cohen, Nevin, Oliver and Daneka.