Irene M Bazel
Date of Birth: December 2, 1926
Date of Death: September 7, 2019
September 13, 2019 - 10:00 AM - Woodmere Memorial Park - Abbey of Remembrance
Irene Bazel, age 92, of Huntington, WV passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2019. A resident of The Woodlands Retirement Community, Irene was born on December 2, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan and was the daughter of Wasily and Mokrena Zanchuk. Irene is survived by her sister Olga Karth of Trenton, MI, son Edward Alan Bazel of Franklin, TN, granddaughters Kristen Geil of Chicago, IL, Emily Bazel of Nashville, TN and Rachel Geil of Chicago, IL. Irene is preceded in death by her husband Edward John Bazel, and beloved daughter Patti Bazel Geil of Lexington, KY. Irene graduated from Chadsey High School in Detroit, MI, attended the University of Illinois, was a homemaker, a member of The Woman’s Club of Huntington, a docent at the Huntington Museum of Art, a member of several bridge clubs, and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Church. She also religiously drove her children to endless piano lessons for years. Irene will be inurned next to her husband Edward John Bazel at 10:00 AM on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Abbey of Remembrance in Woodmere Memorial Park in Huntington, WV. Chocolate kisses will be handed out in her honor.
From: Hazel Pritchard Sep 10 2019 1:09PM Irene was a dear friend. She was always kind and never one to draw attention to herself. I will miss our time together. From: Sue Hatcher Sep 10 2019 1:15PM I got to know Irene when she lived next to my mother at Woodlands. She was truly a beautiful lady. She was generous, appreciative and just a lovely layperson. I will miss her sweet smile. Peace to her family. From: Margaret Mary Layne Sep 12 2019 8:17AM Please accept my sincere sympathies on the passing of Irene. I was the director at the Huntington Museum of Art for many years while Irene served the children of our community as a docent. I enjoyed knowing her and she was always such an elegant lady. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Sincerely, Margaret Mary From: John & Karla Viglianco Sep 15 2019 11:22PM I met the Bazel children, Eddie & Patti, at Marshall University in the seventies but had only met their Mother, Irene, six years ago ! She lived at The Woodlands Retirement Community where my mother-in-law also resides.Irene and I had many mutual friends and therefore; crossed paths many times. in recent years, she ate dinner most evenings with friends and relatives while we visited. What a lovely, kind, witty, sensitive, SPECIAL LADY, to say the least ! ! ( To know her is to LOVE her !! ) We are certainly going to miss Irene !! Prayers of comfort and peace for Eddie, Emilyand family. With Much Love