OBITUARY

Irene Barbara Fuze

July 15, 1941May 16, 2020
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With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Irene Barbara Fuze on May 16, 2020. Irene was known as a caring, devout mother and friend to all whose lives she touched. Born in Gary, Indiana on July 15, 1941, Irene attended Bishop Noll in Hammond, Indiana. She continued her education and became a pediatric nurse at Saint Joe Hospital. She met her devoted husband, Michael, of 55 years in South Bend and married at Saint Mary of the Lake Church in Gary. She was the beloved mother of Jeffrey, Kevin, and Melissa; the proud grandmother of Abigail, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Monica, Morgan, Andrew, Emma, and Jackson; and the great-grandmother to James, Eva, and Margot. Irene lived a full life as a wonderful spouse, mother, nurse, and business owner. She was passionate about doing for others. She enjoyed spending quality time with all of her children and grandchildren. Irene loved family most of all and instilled strong values in all of her children. She embodied the saying, “Where charity and love are, God is there.” She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Flowers or donations to the American Kidney Fund are welcome at www.kidneyfund.org. Online condolences may be expressed through www.advantagehighlandpark.com.

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    Friday, May 22, 2020

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Beth Fuze

May 21, 2020

From the very beginning, you took me in as your own. Little did I know then, the immense significance it would have today! You did what a good mother does, YOU made me a better person.

I love you IRENE!

Beth

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Biography

Irene Barbara Fuze

With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Irene Barbara Fuze on May 16, 2020. Irene was known as a caring, devout mother and friend to all whose lives she touched. Born in Gary, Indiana on July 15, 1941, Irene attended Bishop Noll in Hammond Indiana. She continued her education and became a pediatric nurse at Saint Joe Hospital. She met her devoted husband Michael of 55 years in South Bend and married at Saint Mary of the Lake Church in Gary. She was the beloved mother of Jeffrey, Kevin, and Melissa the proud grandmother of Abigail, Rebecca, Elizabeth, Monica, Morgan, Andrew, Emma and Jackson, the great grandmother to James, Eva, and Margot. Irene lived a full life as a wonderful spouse, mother, nurse, and business owner. She was passionate about doing for others. She enjoyed spending quality time with all of her children and grandchildren. Irene loved family most of all and instilled strong values in all of her children. She embodied the saying, “Where charity and love are, God is there.”
She will be dearly missed and forever in our hearts. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00am on Friday, May 22, 2020 at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Flowers or donations to the American Kidney Fund are welcome at www.kidneyfund.org. Online condolences may be expressed through www.advantagehighlandpark.com.

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