Irene Szanyi Blakey

December 18, 1935 ~ August 13, 2020 (age 84)


Irene Szanyi Blakey, age 84, of Plant City, FL passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on August 13, 2020.

A native of Plant City, Florida, she was the daughter of the late Andrew and Irene Horvath Szanyi.

Survivors include children, James Raymond (Cheryl) Blakey, Suzanne Michelle Blakey; grandchildren, Leah Blakey, Melissa Blakey, Lauren Neilson; great grandchildren, Isabella Blakey, Bailee Stout, Chloe Huskey, Jessalyn Stout, Barrett Neilson.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband of sixty-four years James Ray Blakey, Son, Michael Anthony Blakey; grandson, Anthony James Hitson, and great granddaughter, Mikayla Jade Offerley.

Irene was a dedicated member of St. Clement Catholic Church of Plant City. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, cats and birds. She loved her family, and was a dedicated mother and wife. She also loved the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Buccaneers.

Irene was very proud of her Hungarian heritage and enjoyed sharing recipes with her family.

A graveside will be held on Monday August 24, 2020 at 11:30 AM at Hillsboro Memorial Gardens.

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Graveside Service
August 24, 2020

11:30 AM
Hillsboro Memorial Gardens
Brandon, FL 33511

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