Irene (nee Rachko) Pearson, 97, of Berkeley, CA, formerly of Clifton, NJ, died Thursday, July 23, 2020.
Born in Nanticoke, Pa., Mrs. Pearson resided in Clifton for most of her life, moving to Berkeley, California in 2002. She retired as a Planner with ITT Avionics Division of Nutley, NJ where she was employed for many years.
Mrs. Pearson was parishioner of Ss. Peter & Paul’s RO Cathedral in Passaic and was a Veteran of World War II serving in the US Marine Corps.
She was predeceased by her parents, John Ratchko, Sr. and Mary (nee Shraga) Ratchko along with her sister, Julie Goroski and her brother George and John Ratchko, Jr.
She is survived by her son, Thomas R. Pearson, of Berkeley, Ca.; her brother, Daniel Ratchko of Lakewood, NJ and her three grandchildren, Jahnai, Rasai and Jahrena Pearson.
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