Irene Scherr

Irene Rhea Scherr (Schaffer)

January 21, 2021
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    Friday, January 22nd, 2021 | 3:00pm
    Friday, January 22nd, 2021 3:00pm
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Irene Scherr (nee Schaffer) of Baltimore, MD, passed away on Thursday, January 21st, 2021. She is survived by her loving children, Stephen (Linda) Scherr and Mona Beth (Herbert) Arenberg; sister-in-law, Jenny Schaffer; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Emily) Arenberg and Evan Arenberg and great grandchildren, Aviva and Aidan Arenberg. She was predeceased by her devoted husband, Frank Scherr; siblings, Eleanor (Jack) Erkis, Norman "Buddy" Schaffer and Alan Donald Schaffer.

Funeral services are private. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the charity of your choice.
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Robert & Debbie Schwartz

Posted at 09:46am
My dear Mona, Herbie, Jeffrey & Evan, & Steve,
Debbie and I just learned of Irene's passing. We are so, so sorry for your loss, as well as, all that knew her. Such a sweet, kind, and gentle woman. The world needs more Irene's. May your love and memories give everyone the strength to get through this most difficult of times. Love Debbie and Robert

Edward Zimmerman / Debi Geller

Posted at 11:18am
Mona, Herbie, Jeffrey & Evan, & Steve,

Debi and I are so happy we had a chance to see Irene last year before all the lockdowns. Irene was truly one-of-a-kind. We miss her and love her and love you all too.

Arlene and Harold Block

Posted at 11:17am
Dear Mona, Herb and family,
We are so sorry to hear about Irene. She was always a delight to speak to no matter wherever she saw her. A smile always came on our faces upon seeing her.
May her memories be a blessing to everyone.

Mary, Arnie, and Steven

Posted at 05:57pm
My dear Mona, Herbie, Jeffrey & Evan, & Steve,
Over the last 8 years or so I had the pleasure of spending our Mondays together with you Mona and Irene and really getting to know how lovely Irene truly was; she was like one of of us! Fun and peppy always ready to go somewhere. We loved shopping and of course, let's not forget the fun we had at the casino!
May her memory be a blessing to all of us as she was one dynamic lady!

Susan Wenger & Marilyn Sefret

Posted at 05:38pm
Mona Beth, Steve and Family,
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. We have so many wonderful memories of your mom, your dad and our days on Elba Drive. Irene was always so sweet and genuine, a loving and caring person. May her memory be a blessing to all of you always. Our heartfelt condolences.

Oppenheim Carl

Posted at 05:07pm
Dear Steve, Mona and family,
The warmth exuded by your mother’s smile and genuine friendliness was always one of the pleasures of going to shul with my dad at MMAE. Of course our families go way back to shul on Coronado Rd and playing ball behind Woodmoor Elementary school . Good memories.

Jeffrey Lieman

Posted at 03:56pm
Mono and family,
Sorry to hear of your loss. Mothers are pretty special people. Good memories are a blessing.


Posted at 03:01pm
Dear Mona and family,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I loved seeing your Mom at Panera when ever i visited Ellen and Steve.

Margy H Feigelson

Posted at 12:21pm
Allan and I send our deepest condolences to Mona, Herbert and the family.

Debora Lang

Posted at 10:28am
Irene was kind, loving and an inspiration to all of us. May her memory always be a blessing to those she love.
Debbie and Paul Lang

Roz and Morris Bratt

Posted at 07:58pm
Morris and I are sending our condolences to all the family. We are so glad that we knew your mom. Glad we got to see her in the summer. She will be sadly missed but lots of wonderful memories.

Iris and Jerry Silverman

Posted at 07:31pm
May your memories be of comfort to you at this sad time.

Aliza and Michael Friedman

Posted at 05:11pm
Steve, Mona, and family,
It is with heavy hearts that we write our condolences to you. Irene was such a cheerful person. Whenever we saw her, she would light up with a smile. Irene had a way of making everyone around her smile, too. How lucky you were to have her all these years. We know you will forever cherish her memory. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Aliza and Michael Friedman

Betsey and Ray Gibbs

Posted at 01:33pm
Dear Mona, Steve and Family,
Please accept our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your dear Irene. We will never forget the special visit we had with Mona and Irene in San Diego. We often smile when we think of "relax and content". May she Rest In Peace and her memory forever be a Blessing.
With much love, Ray, Betsey, Lori, Luis and Anna.

Deana Jacobs

Posted at 11:09pm
Dear Arenberg Family,
Thinking about you all during this difficult time. Irene was such a sweet, warm, and loving woman full of beauty and grace. Sending love and prayers.
May her memory be a blessing.
Love, Deana and Brian Jacobs

Ilene and Ron Grodzinsky

Posted at 07:29pm
Mona and family. We were so sad to hear about the passing of your mom. I always enjoyed saying hello to her at Shul. She greeted everyone with a warm smile. We are thinking of you.

Robbie Silverman

Posted at 06:13pm
To the family of Irene Scherr, please accept my heartfelt condolences .Whenever i saw Irene at shul she always had a smile for me and her kindness towards me and my family was priceless. May she be rembered for allher kind qualities. Robbie Silverman..Cousin.

Jonathan Lowenberg

Posted at 04:51pm
Mona, Herbie, and the entire family,

It was only in the last year that I had the pleasure of meeting Irene and all of you, but it was a delight to spend time with the family. Irene made everyone around her smile and that is a great gift. I am so sorry for your loss. May her memory always be a blessing.

Iris Oppenheim Ingber

Posted at 03:59pm
Steve, Mona and Family,
It is with a heavy heart, that I send you these condolences. Now our parents can celebrate their anniversaries together once again. (Just a nice thought.) Your Mom always greeted me with such a warm smile and asking about my family. Her family was her life and she will be sorely missed. May her memory be for a blessing.

Ronnie and Marla Raigrodski

Posted at 03:14pm
Sorry Should say Ronnie and Marla Raigrodski

Ronnie and Raigrodski

Posted at 03:12pm
Mona & Herbie

Marla and I were so sad to hear about the loss of your mother. She was such a special lady and we always enjoyed talking to her at the Kiddush. She was such a caring person and was always concern about us and our family. May you find comfort in all the good memories that you have with her. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.

Janine, David, Ava , Sophia Framm

Posted at 02:13pm
To Irene's family,
We are devastated by the loss of Irene. She had the soul and spirit of someone who would live forever. Ava and Sophia cried when they heard the news and said she was their shul Bubbe. I will miss her hugs, her warmth, and her lovely sense of humor. Whenever you asked her how she was she would always talk about how much you all loved her and what a great job you did taking care of her. The bond you shared with her was inspiring and enduring. We will miss her but we are so much richer for knowing and loving her. You are all in our thoughts. We love you.

Judi and Sheldon

Posted at 12:36pm
To the Arenberg and Scherr families
We were devastated by news of Irene's passing. She and Frank were like an aunt and uncle to me (Judi). We're going to miss the smiles, hugs and I loves yous at shul and our meetings at Costco. She was everyone in the world's best friend. We were looking forward to having her see how Eitan is growing. The world has suffered a great loss of a great woman. We hope your precious memories help you during this difficult time.

Marsha and Louis Greenfeld

Posted at 12:11pm
Mona Beth, Steve and families,
Louie and I are so sorry for your loss. Talk about a life we’ll-lived - the evidence of that runs through all of these tributes. I know this will bring you all comfort in these sad days ahead. It’s interesting that even now she wouldn’t want you to share her age but it is clear that everyday she lived brought blessings to so many. I will always remember and appreciate how good your parents were to mine. She is back now with your dad and may they all Rest In Peace. Sending much love your way.

Janet and Jerome Sefret

Posted at 12:09pm
Mona Beth - So sorry for your loss. Irene was a very special person and will be missed by many. In the next life, I am sure that my sister-in-law Miriam and she will be having breakfast together again


Posted at 11:50am
Mona and Steve and all family. I will surely miss hearing Aunt Irene’s talks and just the hello’s from her. I have such great memories I will always keep close to my heart. My prayers and love are with you.

Paul L Abrams

Posted at 11:45am
Irene "Share" Scherr. This should have been the spelling of Irene's last name. Irene shared her life with her family, friends, & all who knew her. I enjoyed kibbitzing with Irene, whenever I saw her at Shul. She would ask me what was doing in my life. I used to say to her- let's get married ! We would hug each other. I missed a golden opportunity to have an instant family! If you knew our ages, we were many years a part, however we could relate to each other as if the same ages...That is who Irene was...A caring, sweet mother, grandmother& great grandmother. May you cherish all the beautiful memories of Irene. May Hashem bless her good Soul. Baruch Hashem !!

Alan Ginsberg

Posted at 11:42am
To the Scherr Family:
It is with the greatest of sorrow that I send my condolences. Your beloved Irene always treated me like I was a member of your family. When this terrible news came, I could not help but take it very personally. I will always remember her warmth, caring thoughts of people, bright smile, and optimistic view of life. She was a true treasure and it was my great pleasure to have known her. The world will not be the same without this great Lady. One thing was certain: She loved her Family and everyone around her. May her cherished memory always comfort you.
Alan Ginsberg


Murray and Michele Kalish

Posted at 11:25am
Dear Mona,
We want to send our sincere condolences to you and your entire family. Irene was such a warm, kind, welcoming and exuberant woman.
We always looked forward to seeing her.
We will miss her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Karen Scherr Perlman

Posted at 10:31am
Dear Mona, Stevie and Family,
I was so sorry to hear about Aunt Irene and was happy I was able to see her and have
a conversation with her "virtually" awhile back. She was always so happy whenever in
years past I would call her just to say "hello"... May the wonderful memories you and your
family have be a blessing

Stan & Lynn Rosenstein

Posted at 09:22am
So sorry to hear this sad news. Sending condolence to the Steve, Mona and family. Your mom was a glowing light for all that knew her. Her smile and hugs were always present. G-D rest her soul, and strength to family.

Carol Fradkin

Posted at 09:07am
Steve and Mona,
I have many memories of your parents at Woodmoor Hebrew, and your mother played mah Jong with mine for years. They spent a lot of good times together. I'm sorry for your loss and hope wonderful memories bring comfort to you all.

Gary Fradkin

Posted at 08:59am
Steve and Mona, so sorry to hear of your loss. With many good memories of our young days in Woodmoor. My parents enjoyed many good times with yours. Wishing you comfort and peace.

Erica Sontag

Posted at 08:51am
I'm so sorry for your loss. Irene was always so welcoming and loving. It was so nice catching up with her when I ran into her at Mom's grocery store a couple of years ago. I felt like I could have chatted with her for hours. She made everyone feel so special. She was such a lovely person and I'm glad I got to spend time with her.

Geri Miller Libercci

Posted at 08:50am
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved Irene. I remember meeting her when Mona and I got friendly in 1980. She was a lovely woman and always so sweet, loving and kind.
I am so sorry that we can't be with you during this unusual time.
Just know I am thinking about all of you, and hope you will be okay, as I know what a huge loss Irene,s passing is.
May she forever Rest in Peace.

Honey &jon Book

Posted at 07:56am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you guys during this terrible time in your lives! What a special woman your mom and bubbe was! I spoke with her a few months ago when you guys were walking at the quarry and she was in the car! She remembered my brother, Sheldon!! 💙🤗☮️

Marc Tilles

Posted at 07:56am
I am so saddened to hear of Irene’s passing. She was always so friendly and so optimistic. I will miss her making me feel special when really she was the special one. I always looked for Irene when I would come to shuel on the holidays. It won’t be the same without her but I will cherish our meetings and remember the good times. My best to all of the family.

Melinda S Hiken (nee Stein)

Posted at 07:37am
Mona and family, my deepest condolences on the loss of your mother, grandmother and great grandmother. May you cherish your memories and may they help sustain you during this difficult time

Ellen & David Kraemer

Posted at 07:01am
Mona, Herb and family, We’re so very sorry to hear about your mom. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Jane & Allan Kaufman

Posted at 06:22am
We are so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She was always so friendly when we happened to see each other and so good at remembering names. She was an icon to the family and her community. May she Rest In Peace.

Phyllis and Hessel Damareck

Posted at 10:24pm
Mona, Herbie and family,
We were so sorry to hear about your Mom's passing. She was such a sweet lady.
Our condolences to you all.

Elyse Schunick

Posted at 09:45pm
Dear Mona and family,
I’m very sorry to hear that your dear Mom passed away. She was a lovely lady and I’m glad I got to know her. I’m sending u
you and family my love and sincerest sympathy.

Charles Tamres

Posted at 09:35pm
To my Scherr cousins,
We are very sad about Aunt Irene's passing. She was always so interested in how everyone in our families were doing. We will miss her hugs when we would see her out and about. You were so attentive to her needs and always she and Uncle Frank were always traveling with Mona and Herbie. May your memories give you all some comfort.
Love Chuck and Charlotte

Jacke L Schroeder

Posted at 09:14pm
My lifetime with Irene....Heartbroken

Jenny and Jon Seidman

Posted at 09:04pm
Mona, Herbie, Jeffrey, Evan and family,
So incredibly heartbroken to hear about Aunt Irene. She was one of a kind and so special to so many, her love was endless! She was a true gift to our family. We're sending you all so much love, her memory will forever be a blessing.

Karen Sperber

Posted at 08:10pm
Dear Mona and family,
I’m so very sorry to hear about your Mom’s passing. Although I’ve only known her five years, she holds a special place in my heart. Our brunch get togethers will never be the same. I think about the two of you often and will continue to do so. May her memory be for a blessing.
With love,
Karen Sperber

Helene Meren

Posted at 08:06pm
Mona, I was so sorry to have read about the passing of your mom. I know you two had a special relationship and you were a wonderful daughter.

Bobby and Pam Beall

Posted at 07:51pm
Dear Mona, Herbie and Evan
Sorry to hear about irene passing away
She was always so delightful and kind when we were able to spend time together
Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you

Linda and Lee Youngworth and Helen Hyman

Posted at 07:38pm
Our hearts ache over the loss of your dear mother. Every Shabbat, we all looked forward to seeing her beautiful smiling face and the warmth and kindness she displayed for everyone. She touched so many lives. Your mother was such a treasure. She will be greatly missed.

Natalie & Charlie Ellis

Posted at 07:13pm
Mona; Herbie and Evan: Terribly sad to hear of the death of your beloved mother, mother-in-law, and grandmother. She was beloved by all and reached out to all of us with sincere love. She left a hole in the congregation that cannot be filled; she is irreplaceable.

Sheri Schroyer

Posted at 07:06pm
I am so sorry to hear of Aunt I's passing. I'll always remember her smile, her laugh and how much she reminded me of my dad. She was a beautiful person and she touched my heart more than I can express. Chuck, David, Phill and I are praying for peace and comfort for all.

Marcia and Steve Greenfield

Posted at 06:47pm
Dear Mona, Herb, and the entire Arenberg/Scherr clan,
We were heartbroken to hear about dear, loving Irene this morning. We always felt loved by her. Even my mother o.b.m. adored her. They had a lot in common. They knew some of the same people, and they were both lucky enough to have daughters who considered their moms their best friends and sons-in-law who treated them with true love and devotion. Life will be tough for a long time, Mona. We know how painful it is for you to no longer have Irene here, but we hope you will be comforted by wonderful memories of all the years you were lucky enough to be together on earth. May you all be comforted among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem. Baruch Dayen Haemet. We send much love to all of you. Your mom will be missed by all of us.

Harriet Cooper

Posted at 06:27pm
Dear Mona, Herb, Steve, Linda and the rest of Aunt Irene's beautiful family. My Aunt Irene was so loved and she sure knew how to give love back. When she saw me, no matter when or where, you felt like you were the most special person in her life. Mona, I love the relationship you and your mom had and how Herb and the rest of your wonderful family treated Aunt Irene. May every wonderful memory be for many blessings. I love you all.

Robin & Rory Dechowitz

Posted at 06:15pm
Mona, Herb and Family,
I was so saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved Mom. There are no words to ease the pain that you are going through right now. Mona, you and your Mom had such a special relationship, one that many never experience. You were truly one of the lucky ones, as she was to have you as a daughter. I hope all of the wonderful memories that you created together will ease the pain and live in your heart forever. Sending hugs and much love. ❤️

Sandy and Joe Krome

Posted at 04:35pm
Dear Mona and Family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your wonderful Irene. She was the warmest, friendliest and most sincere, caring person anyone could ask for in their life. May you be comforted by all your wonderful memories. Sending virtual hugs and kisses. We will miss her!

Fred & Mindye Allentoff

Posted at 04:33pm
Dear Steve, Mona and family-
Mindye and I are saddened to learn of your Mother's passing. Our one and only meeting with her coupled with stories shared with us makes clear she was indeed a remarkable, energetic, loving and giving person. You are all in our thoughts.

Vicki and Steve Raitzyk

Posted at 04:09pm
Mona, Herb and family, So sad to hear of the passing of Irene she was one of the most wonderful people I have ever met. She treated everyone as family. She will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Her family was everything to her. Now she is with her beloved husband Frank

Pat Hartman

Posted at 03:41pm
Mona and Family
We are so blessed to have known Irene she was a beautiful and delightful person and a joy to be with. Irene will be forever missed. My condolences to all the family.

Julie and Marc Wasserman

Posted at 03:38pm
Dear Mona, Herbie, Stevie, Linda, Jeffrey, Emily, Evan, Aviva, Aiden and the rest of the immediate family,
We are so very sorry for the loss of Irene. She was so precious to us. I first saw her when she visited the Schroeder's on Lynview Avenue and Mayloch and ShirleyZimmermanacrossthestreet. She was close to her family. She became good friends with my folks. They played cards, went on trips, etc. And my dad and Irene enjoyed Hollywood trivia. She was still great at it. She always asked me how everyone was and to tell them that she loved them. That was our dear Irene. She was so proud of Mona and Herbie and Stevie and Linda and the grandchildren; but what she was most proud of were her great grandchildren. They were her heart and soul. We were all so lucky to have known such a truly wonderful person; especially you Mona. May her beautiful memory be a blessing. R.I. P. Irene ❤

Irvin J. Lustman

Posted at 03:34pm
IRV LUSTMAN.....Dear Mona, Steve and the entire Arenberg, Scherr Family....Words cannot express my sincere sorrow at your loss....Its OUR loss, also....Love.....Irv

Steven & Deborah Land

Posted at 03:31pm
Dear Mona and family,
Deborah and I were so sorry to learn of your mom, Irene's passing. She was truly a beautiful woman, inside and out, who I will always remember as having kind word to say, no matter the circumstance. She cared about others, always asking about our family, making sure everyone was well.
I pray that the memories you have of your live with our "Bubbie" bring you comfort in the days, weeks and months ahead. Whenever I hear the words "Ayshes Chayil", I think of Irene.

המקום ינחם אתכם בתוך שאר אבלי ציון וירושלים

Susan and Douglas Schehr

Posted at 03:14pm
Dear Mona, Herbie and Family and the entire Scherr Family,
Heartfelt condolences to you on the loss of Irene. What a sad day. We will forever remember her beautiful smile, her sense of humor and her sincere expressions of love and caring for all of the lives she touched. May you cherish all of the wonderful memories you shared together.

Betty & Gary Hyman

Posted at 03:00pm
Dear Mona, Herbie & Family,
We are so sorry to hear about Bubbie. Our hearts were broken when we read this. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Hugs & kisses and may her memory be for a blessing. She will be missed.

Anita Alan and Gabi

Posted at 02:24pm
Our hearts are broken. The thought of not seeing Irene is unbearable. She loved everyone and everyone loved her. She was an angel on earth and will be missed by all of us.

Carol & Stuart Elover

Posted at 02:00pm
Dear Mona, Herbie and family,
We are so sorry to hear of Irene’s passing (although we always called her Mrs Scherr). We loved bumping into her at TCBY on Weds. nights. Always so kind and thoughtful. Always inquiring about our family. Mona, you had such a special relationship. Not only were you her daughter, you were best friends. I hope your happier memories will help you through this sad time. May her memory be for a blessing. RIP Irene.

Diana & Mort Schuchman

Posted at 01:33pm
Mona, Herb and Family, and the Scherr Family
I know she was loved by a lot of people, especially the MMAE Congregation. May you have fond memories of her, and may she RIP.

Ira & Saralee

Posted at 01:32pm
Dear Mona, Herbie, Steve, Linda, Jeffrey(Emily), and Evan
There are no words to express the sadness we feel on the loss of Aunt Irene. She was always so optimistic and full of love for everyone she knew. I have so many wonderful memories of having dinners together. Family was very important to her. She was surrounded by those who loved her and those she loved. We send our deepest condolences to everyone. May her name be for a blessing.

Sylvia and Les Katzel

Posted at 01:32pm
Dear Arenberg and Schorr families,
Your family was a role model as to what families should be like - led by Irene with her wisdom and love. She loved all of you so much and it was certainly reciprocated.Our deepest sympathy and love to all of you . May her memory be a blessing.

Paul Lichter & Lisa Jackson

Posted at 01:27pm
Mona Beth, Steve and family,
Baruch Dayan Ha'Emet. Lisa and I were stunned this morning upon hearing the devastating news. We loved your mom. She was Family. Lisa has known Mom for several years but knew from the very beginning that she was special. For me this goes back over 50 years. And the pain is that raw.
Please know that the sadness and aching you are currently feeling is testament to the love you all shared with Mom. It is this love that will carry you through this trying time. Please accept our deepest and most sincere condolences. May Mom's memory forever be for a blessing! Our love to all!

Mark Goetz, Naples FL

Posted at 01:02pm
Steve and Mona
Sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved mother, may her memory be a blessing that you will always cherished.

Marilyn S. Spector

Posted at 12:56pm
Dear Steve, Mona Beth and Family,
What a delightful , sweet lady your Mom was. From Essex Road to Pickwick to Panera ,whenever I saw she had that beautiful smile and always asked about my family,
May good memories stay in your hearts forever.

Jody Alpert

Posted at 12:49pm
Mona and Family:
I was so sorry to hear about your mother. As you know you were so blessed to have her in your life for so long. Thinking of you. My deepest sympathy.

Moses Montefiore Anshe Emunah

Posted at 12:44pm
The entire congregation at MMAE is devastated by the news of the passing of Irene Scherr. To say that Irene was beloved at MMAE is an understatement of monumental proportions. She was not just beloved. She was our Bubbe. The obituary lists Jeffrey and Evan as Irene's grandchildren. But there are roughly 350 more grandchildren because Irene was the grandmother to all of us. She and Maishe Asher walked down the aisle at Neil and Chaya Leah Smuckler's wedding a year ago Memorial Day. She traveled to Lakewood, New Jersey to do that. Who gets that honor besides a Bubbe? It breaks all of our hearts to have to say good-bye as she joins with her beloved Frank, obm.

While we, as a congregation, mourn this loss, we know that Mona, Herbie, Steve, Linda, Jeffrey, Emily Evan, and Aviva and Aiden (who knew her as "Big Bubbe") will have a special hole in their hearts that will take a long time to heal because nothing was more important to Bubbe than family. This is a family that did everything together. Vacations? Bubbe went. Weekly ventures to the casinos? Bubbe went. Shul? Bubbe was there. So to the whole Scherr and Arenberg clan, we think you already know that we love you and that you have hundreds of arms that we wish we could wrap around you. A great lady has physically left us. But her spirit, her devotion to family, her devotion to shul and her love of HaShem live on and will be an inspiration to the MMAE family forever.

HaMakom yenachem etchem b'toch shaar aveyley Tzion v'Yerushalaim
May G-d comfort you among the mourners of Zion and Jerusalem.

Jeff Forman
President and one of the adoring grandchildren of Bubbe

Sandy Hoffman

Posted at 12:35pm
To the Schert family
I m sending u my sincerest condolences. I have known Irene and the Schaffer family soncr Burleith Ave. She wa a very lovely lady and Frank was a delight. May she Rest In Peace. Hopefully fond memories will sustain you during this very sad time

Tzippie Mahr

Posted at 12:30pm
I am so sad for the loss of our beloved Aunt Irene. She was such a caring person to every part of the families that she belonged to, and was so beloved by all who knew her. I was a bridesmaid in her wedding and when I was a teacher she and Uncle Frank would take me to dinner at Mandells on Liberty Road when there were PTA meetings, as they lived across the street from the school. May all the wonderful memories of her be forever in our hearts and may she be always for a blessing.

Eileen Leikach

Posted at 12:08pm
Dear Mona and family, Maish and I are saddened to hear about the passing of our mom, Irene. She was known as Bubby in MMAE to her many friends. We will miss her smile when life gets to a new normal.

Risa and Alvin Schuster

Posted at 12:04pm
My dear Mona Beth, Herbie, and Family...I am so saddened to read about the loss of your sweet, beautiful mom. I share in your grief and the strong, loving mother/daughter bond the two of you had as well as the devotion shared by your family. My beloved mom was so fond of Irene and always looked forward to our getting together. We send our heartfelt condolences. May her memory be for a blessing.

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