Jean A. Ireland

Age 93, of Penn Hills, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Friday, July 28, 2023. Beloved wife of Robert W. Ireland, Sr.; mother of Colleen (the late Fred Murock) Ireland, Patricia Ireland, Mary Beth (Jim) Held, Robert (Laurie) Ireland, Jr., Cathleen (Mark) Zilner, Jennifer (David Solomon) Ireland; grandmother of Scott Koss, Joshua (Caitlin) Ireland, James (Karli) Held, Haley Held, Liam Kress, Hayden Zilner; great-grandmother of Benjamin, Edison, Nora and Hugo; also survived by dear cousin William Valentine, nieces and nephews.

Jeanie was a 1951 Pittsburgh Hospital School of Nursing Graduate. Her true passion in life, aside from raising her family, was nursing. She had a remarkable career spanning from Pittsburgh Hospital to private duty nursing and retirement from Presbyterian Senior Care.

In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation, in her name to the Kimberly A. Griffith Memorial Scholarship Fund, care of The Pittsburgh Foundation, Five PPG Place, Suite 250 Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Friends received at William F. Gross Funeral Home 11735 Frankstown Rd. (at Rodi Rd.), Penn Hills on Monday, July 31, 2023 from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Prayers will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish, St. Susanna Church at 10 a.m.