Irene Rose (Kiss) Gyetko
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Passed away peacefully, in the loving arms of her family in her own home on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Beloved wife of Erich. Fondly remembered mother of Gregory (Carmen) and Carrie. Baba/Oma to Dante, Addisyn, Leif and Quintin. Youngest sister of John Kiss (Kay) and Ann Csele (late Ernie). Sister-in-law to Horst Gyetko (Irene) and Sigmar Gyetko (Nancy). Auntie Irene will be sorely missed by her many nieces and nephews. Friends and neighbours remember her as a cheerful, determined and compassionate light in their lives. In keeping within Covid-19 Provincial Regulations, the family is limited in the receiving of guests in person at the funeral home and church. You are respectfully invited to join the family in viewing a live broadcast of the Funeral Service via Livestream service beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020 using this link PASSWORD: Arbor2020. Please share your condolences and words of comfort with the family at In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke/Diabetes Foundation for which Irene frequently canvassed.

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Published in St. Catharines Standard on Jun. 30, 2020.
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July 2, 2020
Oh my, she could light up a room! Irene was fun and I can hear her laugh just thinking about her.
Irene has left us far too early yet she made her mark with so many people - family, friends, neighbours and colleagues.
Erich, Greg and Carrie - Claudia and I offer our deepest condolences.
Rick Mamros
July 2, 2020
Erich and family,
We were so sorry to hear of Irene's passing.
Sincere condolences at this most difficult time.
Steve and Penny Michal
Steve Michal
June 30, 2020
Erich and family: We were so sad to read about the passing of Irene. She was a gem - one of those rare individuals who always cheerful and had something positive to say. I know she was adored by her husband, family and many friends. She will be missed. - Bob and Jennifer Bryant
Bob Bryant
June 30, 2020
Nick and Deb Markovich and family extend our deepest condolences - Childhood neighbour and school classmates
Nick Markovich
June 30, 2020
Oh, Erich, my heart is broken for your devastating loss. I will always remember Irene's smiling face, infectious laugh and "run ball" recipe. I feel privileged to have known her.
Barbara Leblanc
June 30, 2020
Erich, I'm so sorry to hear of Irene's passing. I remember her well from the Cennrennial years as a warm friendly person.
Rest in peace Irene.
Helen Gorday
June 30, 2020
Erich, Carrie, Greg and families ... our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time and may the many happy memories with Irene comfort you today, tomorrow and in the days ahead. We're remembering her smile, kindness and sense of humour shared with our family during the many gatherings over the years. A special soul - Irene will be missed. Keeping you in our hearts - Tom & Carol Austerberry
Carol Austerberry
June 30, 2020
My sincere condolences! Irene was a warm and compassionate woman. She truly enjoyed supply teaching and was up for all challenges. The kids loved her!
Angie Mannella
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