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Irene Palvas

April 19, 1934 — January 28, 2023

Mooresville

Irene Palvas

88, of Mooresville, passed away on January 28, 2023 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Irene was born on April 19, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Louis Daravanis and Angeline (Karras) Daravanis.

Irene worked as a bookkeeper and office manager throughout her life for Allied Insurance, Dr. James Platis, and most recently for her daughter, Dr. Stephanie Litz. She enjoyed keeping her mind and body sharp by playing Tennis, Golf, Bowling, Greek Dancing, Reading, doing Crossword puzzles, Sewing, Traveling, and Cooking.  An avid sports fan, she enjoyed cheering on her hometown Chicago Bears and Cubs, and took great pride in seeing the Cubs win the World Series in 2016. She also enjoyed going to Indianapolis Repertory Theatre, Clowes Concert series, especially listening to her favorite artist, Andrea Bocelli. She will be remembered for her homemade cooking of Thanksgiving dressing, twice baked potatoes, bacon, and traditional Greek dishes, Spanokopita and Tiropita.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William Palvas, and a brother Bill.

She is survived by her son Brian Palvas, daughter Stephanie Litz (Steven), sister Mary, brother Art, grandchildren Mark, Kristina, Karen, Brandon, Marika, 11 great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Family and friends will gather for Irene’s Life Celebration® visitation on Saturday, Feb. 4th from 12:30-2:30pm at Carlisle Branson Funeral Service & Crematory Mooresville, with funeral services beginning at 2:30pm Saturday in the funeral home. Following the services, the family would like to invite family and friends to join them at Stone Creek Restaurant in Plainfield in a time of food and fellowship in continuing to celebrate Irene’s life.

Out of respect for the family, all who are attending the visitation and services are required to wear a mask.

Memorial contributions may be made in Irene’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105, https://www.stjude.org/

Please visit www.CarlisleBranson.com to share a favorite memory or to sign the online guest registry.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Irene Palvas, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

12:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory

39 E High St, Mooresville, IN 46158

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Saturday, February 4, 2023

Starts at 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Carlisle-Branson Funeral Service & Crematory

39 E High St, Mooresville, IN 46158

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