Irena Bender



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Irena Bender November 30, 2023 at age 71 went home to be with her parents, Jozef and Aniela Sperka; husband, Boguslaw Gomulak.  She is survived by her loving daughter and son-in-law, Beata (Joseph) Gomulak-Cavicchio; grandchildren, Davin, Simone and Nadine Gomulak-Cavicchio; brother, Jozef (Janina) Sperka; sisters, Marta (Aleksander) Sowa, Janina (Ryszard) Morawski, Maria (Andrzej) Szastak; many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Irena retired from GE in Erie, Pa.  She was a parishioner of Holy Trinity Church (Erie,PA) for over 25 years.  She enjoyed reading, gardening and walking on the beach.  She loved spending quality time with her grandchildren and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Irena’s visitation will be held Saturday, Decemeber 16, 2023 10:00 AM -11:00 AM where her Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Church 2220 Reed St. Erie, PA 16503. Interment will follow at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery 2601 Norcross Rd. Erie, PA 16510. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Panceratic Cancer Association of Western New York ( in her memory.


  1. LeeAnn Bender on December 11, 2023 at 1:12 pm

    Beata, Joe and family. With sorrow to read of Irena’s passing. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers during this time. Love LeeAnn Bender

  2. Danielle Blakeslee on December 18, 2023 at 4:16 pm

    Sorry to here Of Irenas passing. She was such a sweat person. My condolences to her Family. I worked with her at Modern Industries and Ge.

  3. Jo Cuzzola on December 18, 2023 at 8:42 pm

    Beata & Joe. So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please accept my sincere condolences. I will remember you and your mom in my thoughts and prayers Aunt Jo

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