Irene Bawal Manton, Michigan Irene Bawal, 94, (formerly of Lake City and Marine City) entered into Eternal Life on Sunday, March 25, 2012. She was born in Detroit on June 12, 1917, a daughter to the late Joseph and Tillie Gorney. She married Joseph A. Bawal on November 23, 1935 in Detroit and he preceded her in death on August 27, 1991. Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, Edwin and Mary Jane Bawal of Manton; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Joe; sons, Robert and Raymond; daughters, Henrietta Lubiarz, Barbara Murphy and Shirley Bojanowski; two sisters; and a brother. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. in Our Lady on the River Parish, Holy Cross Catholic Church, Marine City, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. Irene's family will welcome visitors in Bower-Rose Funeral Home, Marine City, on Thursday 2 - 4 and 6 - 8 p.m. and in the church on Friday morning 10:30 - 11 a.m. Rosary will be prayed in the funeral home on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. www.bowerrosefuneralhome.com
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Bower-Rose Funeral Home - Marine City
222 N. Main Street
Marine City, MI 48039
Published in The Times Herald from Mar. 27 to Mar. 28, 2012