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Irene Lorenz (Kerns) Konechny


1925 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Konechny (nee Kearns), Irene Lorenz

Irene Lorenz Konechny, a lifelong Yonkers resident, died on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at St. John's Riverside Hospital. She was 88 years old. She was born on October 29, 1925 to John and Katherine Smith Kearns in Yonkers, where she was raised and educated. She was a parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. Irene was a resident of Fr. Finian Sullivan Towers, where she enjoyed community events, holiday parties, card games, and bingo with her beloved friends. She was also a former member of the St. Joseph's Club. In 1946, Irene married Joseph Lorenz in St. Joseph's Church. Mr. Lorenz died in 1964. In 1972, she married Edward Konechny, also in St. Joseph's Church. Mr. Konechny died in 2011. Irene is survived and cherished by her son, Joseph Lorenz and his wife Marianne of Yonkers, stepdaughter Barbara (George) Rejwan of New Jersey, grandchildren, Stacey Torrano and Jason (Jill) Lorenz, great-grandchildren, Evan and Tyler, and nephew Robert Willsea and Sandy. She is predeceased by all of her siblings. Visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Sunday, 2-4 and 7-9pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Sacred Heart Church on Monday, July 7 at 11am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Whalen & Ball Funeral Home

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Yonkers, N.Y. 10703

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Published in the The Journal News on July 5, 2014
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