Irene Detato celebrates 104th birthday

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Irene Detato recently celebrated her 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.

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