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Irene (Hnida) Sulick


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Irene (Hnida) Sulick Obituary
Irene (Hnida) Sulick

AGE: 91 • Wilmington, DE

Our beloved mother peacefully passed at Kentmere Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center on July 4, 2016. Irene was born in Wilmington, DE in 1924 to Leon and Helen Hnida. She is survived by her children (and their spouses): Elaine Rice Wells (Warren), Lee James Rice (Diane) and Dorothy Sulick Mattern (Robert). She is also survived by her grandchildren: Tracey Lynn Wells, Christopher Morgan Wells, Lauren Schweers, Matthew Rice, Sarah Mattern and Samuel Mattern, and great-granddaughter, Mikaila Wells Daly; her sisters Stephanie Hojnicki of New Castle, DE and Helen Norris of Toronto, Canada; and a myriad of loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Samuel Sulick, and her sisters Pauline Chrzanowski, Dorothy Scari and Alice Dryden.

Irene was a voracious reader and enjoyed knitting lap afghans for children and senior centers. She loved her family time at the beach and sharing memories with her grandchildren. She freely volunteered her time working with FISH, Bristol Lodge and making crafts and pierogis for St. Michael's Orthodox Church. Irene was a graduate of Wilmington High School and Goldey-Beacom College. She had been previously employed by Wilmington Trust Company, Scari's Air Freight and Ludlow Industries.

A memorial gathering will be held at 11:30 with a service at 12:30 on Saturday, July 9 at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, 2300 West Huntington Drive, Wilmington, DE 19808, or a .
Published in The News Journal from July 6 to July 8, 2016
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