Irene Widunas, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died on Friday, January 31, 2014 at the age of 74. She passed away at Stony Brook Hospital of natural causes.
Ms. Widunas was born on February 2, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY and was the daughter of John Widunas and Mary Rezgis Widunas Moelter (both deceased). She had one brother, George Widunas, Findlay, OH. She died two days before her 75th birthday.
Ms. Widunas received her Bachelor of Science degree (School of Nursing) from Adelphi University located in Garden City, NY, and her Master’s Degree in Critical Care (School of Nursing) from Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY.
She retired as the head nurse of the Intensive Care Unit after 35 years of service in 2003 from Southampton Hospital.
She was a member of St. Andrew Roman Catholic Church, Sag Harbor.
Ms. Widunas had one daughter, Mary Duarte Dellon, Gaithersburg, MD. She had three grandchildren: Ricky, Eric and Jason.
She loved anything and everything about cats, her three grandchildren, reading and playing backgammon at the beach, and traveling the world with her close friends.
A funeral service was at Yard;ey & Pino Funeral Home in Sag Harbor.
The family kindly requests donations to be made to Human Resources of the Hamptons, 168 Hill Street, Southampton, NY 11968.