Deerfield – Irene R. Michalowski, 89, of 32 Graves St., South Deerfield,
died Thursday afternoon, September 17, 2015.
She was born in Whately,
MA on February 12, 1926, the
daughter of John and Catherine (Mikoluk) Olynik.
educated in Whately schools and graduated from Deerfield High School
in the class of 1944. Irene later
married Stanley “Jack” Michalowski on July 14, 1945 in Holy Ghost Ukrainian
Church. They made their home in Whately,
later moving to South Deerfield. Jack predeceased her on March 19, 2012.
Irene was an
active member of the Holy Spirit Church, the Deerfield Women’s Club, Frontier Senior Center,
an Avon Representative years ago, and worked as a bookkeeper for the Pepsi Cola
survived by one son, David Michalowski and his wife Karen of South Deerfield,
two daughters; Diane Geryk and her husband Walter of Hatfield and Sandra Leary
and her husband Shaun also of Hatfield, 6 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren
and nieces & nephews.
services will be Tuesday, September 22nd at 9:15am from the Wrisley
Funeral Home followed by a Paristas Service at 10am in the Holy Spirit
Ukrainian Church, celebrated by Fr. Robert Markovitch, pastor. Calling hours are Monday from 5 to 7pm with a
Panachyda Service at 6:30pm at the funeral home.
Irene’s memory may be made to the Holy Spirit Church, Sugarloaf St., South
Deerfield or the Patient Care Fund at Hospice of the Fisher Home, 1165 No.
Pleasant St., Amherst, MA 01002.
of sympathy available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com