Age 88, of Wilmington, DE, passed away on January 4, 2013.
Irene was born in Wilmington on July 18, 1924, daughter of the late Stanley and Anna (Smulski) Czerwinski. She had worked as a waitress at the Charcoal Pit for over 40 years. She found her greatest joy in time spent with family and friends, notably her cousins in the Hall, Hickey, and Brady families.
In addition to her parents, Irene was predeceased by her siblings, Hattie V. Procak and Henry Czerwinski, and nephew, Michael H. Procak. She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Marianne Lucia (Bob), Timothy J. Procak (JoAnn), Gerard Procak (Lynn), Nancy Steinberg (Bruce), and Patricia Horak (Ralph); sister-in-law, Shirley Czerwinski; many great-nieces and nephews; and 11 great-great-nieces and nephews.
The family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the doctors, nurses, and staff of Compassionate Care Hospice for their exceptional care of Irene.
A Funeral Service will be held at the CHARLES P. ARCARO FUNERAL HOME, 2309 Lancaster Ave. in Wilmington, on Wednesday, January 9 at 11:30 am. Interment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday morning, prior to service, from 10-11:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Dr., Wilmington, DE 19804 or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 702B Kirkwood Hwy., Wilmington, DE 19805.arcarofuneralhome.com