Irene M. Jalad Schuler

August 20, 1924 - September 6, 2015

08/20/1924 - 09/06/2015

Past Services

Friday September 11, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Wheeling Chapel
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 232-0330 | Directions
Saturday September 12, 2015
9:30 am
Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-2426 | Directions

Irene M. Jalad Schuler, 91, of Plano, Texas, formerly of Wheeling, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015, at home surrounded by her family.

She was born August 20, 1924 in Center Wheeling. She graduated from Wheeling High School, then worked at Wheeling Steel where she met and later married John Jalad. Irene and John had two children, Darlene and John.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Anna Marie Melko Przelenski; siblings, Rose Marie Morningstar and William Przelenski; husbands, John Jalad and Paul Schuler; and great grandson, TJ Haught.

Her husband, John, died 1978. She married Paul Schuler in 1988, until his passing in 2011. Irene then moved to Texas to live with her daughter and son-in-law, Darlene and Mike Vasiliotis. She moved into Brookdale Creekside, then passed at home in Texas, where her Texas family had a celebration of her life.

Surviving Irene are her children, Darlene Jalad Vasiliotis and her husband Michael, and John Jalad and wife Lynda; two step-children, Barbara Schuler Hudson and Kevin Schuler; grandchildren, Michelle Vasiliotis Pachal, Chris Vasiliotis, Michael Jalad, Andrea Jalad Haught and Matthew Jalad; and great-grandchildren, Wade Pachal, Hannah Pechal, Alexandrea Haught and Angelina Haught.

Family and friends will be received Friday, September 11, 2015 from 5-8 pm, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling. Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 12, at 9:30 am, in Mount Calvary Mausoleum Chapel, Mt. Calvary Cemetery with Monsignor Bakhos Chidiac as celebrant.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


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Diana Gillingham Pind
7 years ago

Irene was the nicest lady. My Father is Charles Gillingham, he and Esther Myers would spend every Friday night at the Benwood Legion along with Russell and Sophie, my husband Greg and I would join them on occasion. I always laughed because they would bring their own snacks with them. My father sure misses his Friday nights with friends as they have all passed on to Gods hands. Irene was so kind and always had such a beautiful smile. Our sincere Condolences.

Brookdale Creekside Senior Living
7 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers extend to you in your time of loss. We thank you for the brief time we had with Irene and will miss her greatly. She was a graceful and lovely woman who brought a smile to our faces every day.

Our Sincere Condolences,

Your Brookdale Creekside Family

Gary and Teresa Church
7 years ago

John , Matt, and Andrea,
I just ran across this and I am very saddened for your loss. Sending prayers and condolences to the family in this time of need.

Tom & Shorty Haught
7 years ago

So sorry for your loss. She was a special lady. Our prayers are with you all.

7 years ago

My sincere and deepest condolences to the entire family of Irene. Denny Albaugh