Irene M. Malnick passed away peacefully in her home, Friday, July 17, 2020, at Alpine Lake, Terra Alta, WV under the care of Hospice and two dear friends, Kay and Fran. Irene was the daughter of Samuel and Mary Dometrovich of Cadiz, OH, and after their passing she was raised by an Aunt and Uncle, Julia and John which she also considered Mom and Dad. Irene was preceded in death by husband, Walter; sisters, Anne and Kathryn; and brothers, John and Sam. She is survived by one brother, James, and several nieces and nephews. Irene owned and operated Irene’s Beauty Shop in Fairmont, WV for 20 years and was also an examiner for the Hairdressers’ Board of WV for many years. Irene loved her home in Alpine Lake, Terra Alta, WV, she especially loved working outdoors. Irene loved animals and cared and considered her pet dogs as her kids. The family has entrusted arrangements to Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554. A graveside service will be held on Sunday, July 19, 2020, at 4 p.m. at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Fairmont. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.