Irena Szreder

September 25, 1926 – July 15, 2017

Irena passed away July 15, 2017 in Campbell River at the age of 90. She was predeceased by her husband Rudy in 1988.

Born September 25, 1926 in Czermno, Poland, she came to Canada in November, 1948. Married to Rudy in Vancouver in 1950, they moved to Ocean Falls to begin their life. In 1973 they were transferred to Campbell River.

Mom loved her flowers and vegetable garden, was a gifted seamstress, and enjoyed baking, canning, and cooking. She was a member of the Catholic Women’s League for 57 years and will be remembered for her generous, caring, and opinionated nature.

Irena is survived by her sons Rudy and Rick, and her daughter Nina, son-in-law Ken, grandchildren Victoria and Marissa, brother Kazic and sister Janka and many cousins, nieces and nephews in Poland.

The family would like to thank the doctors and nursing staff who cared for Mom during her stay in hospital.

Funeral services to be held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church at 11am on Thursday, July 20, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, the family invites you to make a donation in Irena’s name to the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Expansion Project or a charity of your choice.


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