Irene A. Grebe, age 77, of Panther Valley, Hackettstown, NJ died Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at St. Claire’s Hospital of Denville, NJ. Irene was born February 15, 1936 in Bronx, NY. She is the daughter of the late Norval and the late Anna (Kohler) Burlew. She was married to the late Henry Grebe who died in 2002. She was also predeceased by 1 brother; John Burlew and 1 sister; Marl Rimol.
She was employed by Morris County College, Randolph NJ as an Administrator for 22 years.
Irene was a very accomplished woman, a wonderful mother and grandmother. She was a member of the Friends and Neighbors of Panther Valley, was an avid reader, loved to bowl, play cards and travel.
She is survived by her daughter; Susan Grebe, her son; Tom Grebe and his wife Stephanie and two grandchildren; Austin & Sarah.
The funeral will be held 10:30 am on Tuesday, April 2 at Cochran Funeral Home, Inc., 905 High Street, Hackettstown, N.J. with Rev. Joseph McCarthy officiating. Burial will be in Stanhope Union Cemetery, Waterloo Road, Stanhope, NJ.
Calling hours will be Monday, April 1, 2013 from 4-8 pm at Cochran Funeral Home, Inc., 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons Street PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057
Annabelle & Ray Hargreaves
April 1st, 2013 5:47 pm
Ray and I will miss Irene; she was a good neighbor and a great friend. Our love, prayers, and condolences go to Susan, Tom, and their families.