Died: May 02, 2014
Irene Andrus, of Scotch Plains, died on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Somerset Medical. The Funeral will be on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 9:15am from the Rossi Funeral Home, 1937 Westfield Ave. Scotch Plains, NJ. The Funeral Service will be held at the funeral home at 9:45am. The Interment will follow at Bound Brook Cemetery, Bound Brook, NJ. The Visitation will be on Friday, May 9, 2014 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm at the funeral home.
Irene was born in South Bound Brook, NJ. She was raised and lived there for over 40yrs. Irene moved to Scotch Plains, NJ and settled there with her husband Julius. Irene worked as a secretary for Mack Trucks in Bridgewater, NJ. She enjoyed countercross stitching and crocheting. Irene loved the warm weather and spring to get out into the garden and plant. Irene taught Sunday School when her children where young. Irene was also a Band Parent when Heidi was in the Bound Brook marching band.
Irene is predeceased by her late brothers Daniel, Edward, James, and Douglas; her sister and brother-in-law Dorothy and Peter Rodrigo; her brother-in-laws Chuck Knight, Rick Lloyd, and Stanley Pawlikowski; and her sister-in-law and her husband Dorothy and Dick Payne. Irene is survived by her husband Julius; her two sons Mitchell and his wife Rosie and Eric Field; her two daughters and their husbands Audrey and Bill Hebb and Heide and Josesph Sagliani; her six grandchildren Greg, Chelsea, Megan, Jonathan, Joseph, and Samantha; her two brothers and their wives Ronald and Christine Harvat and Thomas and Eliane Harvat; her three sisters Dolores Knight, Marilyn Lloyd and Brenda George and her husband George; her sister-in-law Joan Pawlikowski; and her many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
Contributions can be made to Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Rd. Scotch Plains, NJ 07076 or St. Jude's Children Hospital,501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.