OBITUARY

Irene Helen Werther

April 2, 1926October 12, 2020

Irene Helen Werther, 94, of Sloatsburg, New York, died Monday, October 12th peacefully at her home. She was born April 2nd, 1926 in the Town of Tuxedo, New York, to the late Anna Bishko and Michael Wassell. She grew up in Tuxedo where her parents served the Curtis family.

Irene was a graduate of George F. Baker High School in Tuxedo. She was a bookkeeper and general manager of Hugo's Chevrolet in Sloatsburg, NY, for 25 years, She eventually retired as a secretary for Bennett Brothers in Mahwah, New Jersey.

Irene was married to her husband the late Egon Werther in 1953. They had one daughter, Margaret Werther Badger who also predeceased her.

She enjoyed many years of singing in the choir at St. Joan of Arc Church in Sloatsburg and taking trips with the local senior clubs and the Mahwah Elks. She was also very involved in decorating the church and Mahwah Elks for all of their activities and holidays.

Irene is survived by her two nieces, Mary Wassell Stowe and husband Glenn of Charlotte, NC, and Christine Wassell Blackman and husband Patrick of Pownal, VT, and also two nephews, Michael Wassell and wife Wren of Chesapeake, VA, and Richard Wassell and wife Dianna of Portsmouth, VA, and longtime friends, whom she considered family, Jean Higinson and Patricia Marsh and their families and many great-nephews and nieces.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation (Please Adhere to all NYS DOH Social Distancing Guidlelines)

    Monday, October 19, 2020

  • Prayer Service

    Monday, October 19, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Jessica Marsh

October 21, 2020

Aunt Irene, always know how much you mean to me Jenn and the boys. I cant imagine a world without you in it, You were... are.... and will always be like a second parent and I cant imagine not drinking boiling lemon water or recycled tea bags with you/ I just have no words

Jessica Marsh

October 19, 2020

Sugar honey ice tea! Fiddlesticks, oh fooey! I can’t remember you not being there ever, you’ve been such a huge part of Jennifer and my life ....you and nan are the world to sooooo many people , always always always I love you so much

Christina Hayward

October 18, 2020

I have known Irene for so long she became my own Aunt. I always enjoyed and admired her wit, her sense of humor, all her stories and how strong willed she was. She will be greatly missed.
"Oh Fiddlesticks"

Christina

Jessica Marsh

October 17, 2020

Thank you aunt Irene
For always being there for Jenn and I growing up , and thank you aunt Irene for helping us with the boys ! You are and forever will be my aunt Irene! 💕😘❤️ Thank you for being you 💕

Jessica Marsh

October 15, 2020

Jessica Marsh

October 15, 2020

Jacqueline Sczesny

October 15, 2020

Nan, Pat, Jennifer, Jessica and families.

Thinking about you and sending love.

Jacqueline Sczesny



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