Irene Dorothy Tluchowski

May 4, 1933January 10, 2021

Irene Dorothy Tluchowski died Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her home in the Silver Ridge Park West community of Berkeley with her daughters by her side.

Born in Jersey City, she resided there for most of her life before settling in Berkeley in 2002.

Prior to retiring in 1994, she was a Secretary for the Public Health Nurses in Jersey City, where she worked for 25 years. Irene was a communicant of Our Lady of Czestochowa Church in Jersey City, where she was a past member of the Rosary and Sacred Heart Society.

She was predeceased by her loving husband Leon, in 2003; her brother, Richard Pietrowicz; and her son-in-law, William Balletto.

Surviving are her children: Cynthia Balletto, and Valerie & Michael Claudy; four grandchildren: Michael, Candace, A.J., and Auston; and three great-grandchildren: Michael, Matthew, and Miles.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from 5-8PM at Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home, 26 Mule Road, Toms River, NJ.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 10AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Toms River. Interment will immediately follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Irene's name to VNA Hospice, 1433 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, January 14, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Thursday, January 14, 2021


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Marian Schools

January 11, 2021

Our sincere condolences to Cynthia and Valerie.
What a beautiful aunt! Always greeted you with a warm smile .
May she Rest In Peace.

With deepest sympathy,

John & Marian Schools