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Irene V. Illes

Howell - Irene V. Illes of Howell, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2018 at home. Born in Trenton, NJ, Irene graduated Trenton Central High School and then married Tibor R. 'Lucky' Illes after WWII. Soon after, she moved to S.R.H. in Neptune to start her family. She was employed by Steinbach's in Asbury Park and retired from Stern's in Neptune. She had been actively involved in many organizations including S.R.H. Fire Co., Belmar Elks, Shark River Beach and Yacht Club and was a founding communicant of Holy Innocents Church and the Altar Rosary Society. She enjoyed 'her boys', traveling, polkas, cooking and making people smile. She was predeceased by her parents Henrietta and Walter Wozniak, her husband 'Lucky' and her son Robert. Surviving are her son Richard, daughter-in-law Mary Anne Illes, and grandchildren Patrick, Katherine and Liam Illes. Her celebration of life will commence from 3 - 7 PM on Monday, February 5 at the Ely Funeral Home, Neptune. A service will be held on Tuesday, February 6 at 10 AM at Holy Innocents Church, Neptune, followed by the internment at St. Hedwig's Cemetery in Ewing Township. Irene requested in lieu of flowers to make donations to St. Jude's Children Hospital.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 4, 2018
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