Mrs. Irene K. Cetta, Nee Kraft, age 84, of Limestone, TN, passed away at the Johnson City Medical Center Saturday, November 5, 2011, following a sudden stroke.
She was a native of Chelsea, Massachusetts, and the daughter of the late Dr. Meyer Kraft and Grace Kraft, Nee Weinberg. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gaetano Cetta.
Mrs. Cetta retired as a legal secretary in Walton, NY, and later court reporter in Lebanon, PA.
She was a breeder of Champion Whippet dogs, and a longstanding member of the American Whippet Club.
She attended First Presbyterian Church of Jonesborough.
Mrs. Cetta is survived by three sisters, Ellen Kraft, Nancy Schreyer, Marilyn Yaremchuk; one brother Colman Kraft; nine nieces and nephews; six great nieces and nephews; and 2 beloved Whippets, Poppet and Smudge.
Mrs. Cetta was a warm and loving person who will be missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to Take the Lead, P.O. Box 6353, Watertown, NY 13601, or your local animal shelter or Humane Society of your choice.
Condolences may be sent online to the Cetta Family at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services (423) 753-3821