Irene Teresa Blazejewski

Irene Teresa Blazejewski

AGE: 77 • Manville

Irene Teresa (Otrimski) Blazejewski, known to many as "Renee," passed away peacefully at her residence on Tuesday, May 1, 2012. Born in Dickson City, PA to the late Walter Otrimski Sr. and Jean (Wilchenski,) Renee has been a lifelong resident of Manville. On June 27, 1953, Renee married the late Frank Blazejewski and they had three children together. She retired in 2002 as an insurance agent with the Frank J. Bongiorno and Associates, Inc located in Manville. Renee was a devout Catholic and faithful parishioner of Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Manville. She belonged to their Altar Rosary Society and was very active with all the church functions; including the summer festivals, making pierogi's for the pierogi suppers and assisting with the pancake breakfasts. Renee was involved with the Manville Senior Citizens and was a member of the Manville Fire Department, Company #3 Ladies Auxiliary. Renee enjoyed trips to the casino, attending plays, and traveling, but her joy in life was to spend time with her loving family.

She was predeceased by her beloved husband Frank who died in 1977. Renee leaves behind her family, loving children; Sandy Patullo and her husband Bob of Doylestown, PA, Linda Rakowitz and her husband Ray of Branchburg and Frank Blazejewski and his wife Lysa of Stewartsville, adored grandchildren; Jeff, Michelle, and Lisa Rakowitz, Alexis and Nick Patullo and Allyson and Dan Blazejewski and her cherished siblings; Walter Otrimski, Jr. and his wife Barbara of Manville, Patty Brazdovic and her husband Rudy of Pittstown and Jeannie Ledford and her husband Dave of Las Vegas, NV. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend visitation at the Fucillo & Warren Funeral Home, 205 South Main Street, Manville, NJ 08835 on Sunday, May 6, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Monday, May 7, 2012 from 8:00am until 8:30 a.m.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 7, 2012 beginning 8:30 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a 9:00 a.m. funeral liturgy at Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Manville. Renee will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Hillsborough.

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Fucillo & Warren Funeral Home - Manville
205 South Main Street Manville, NJ 08835

Published in Courier News on May 4, 2012