Irene Lee Huyett

b. 10 February 1937
Irene Virginia Lee Huyett
Deceased
November 2, 2017
Irene Virginia Lee Huyett
Deceased
November 2, 2017
Irene Virginia Lee Huyett
Deceased
November 2, 2017
     Irene Lee Huyett was born on 10 February 1937. As of 27 July 1955,her married name was Owens. She married Kenneth Edward Owens on 27 July 1955. She died on 11 February 2017 at age 80; Irene Virginia Lee (Huyett) Owens, 80
OCT. 2, 1937-NOV. 2, 2017
Nov 3, 2017 Updated 5 hrs ago (0)

Minnich Funeral Home
Irene Virginia Lee (Huyett) Owens, 80, of Funkstown, passed away while surrounded by her family on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017.

Born Oct. 2, 1937, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Keller B. and Lottie M. (Albert) Huyett.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Edward Owens, whom she married July 27, 1955.

She was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, class of 1955.

Irene was a homemaker, raised two sons and cared for her granddaughter, family, and friends.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Funkstown, The Ladies of the Elks 378, Christian Women’s Connection, as well as an active participant with the Old Tyme Christmas in Funkstown, creating cross stitch pieces for their raffle for the past 15 years. She also volunteered at multiple nursing homes and enjoyed spending time with her “Wednesday lunch group.”

She is survived by her two sons, Kenneth E. "Eddie" Owens Jr. and wife, Bonnie, and Timothy C. Owens and wife, Carolyn, both of Hagerstown; two granddaughters, Angela Auldridge and husband, Isaac, of Boonsboro, and Paige Owens and boyfriend, Jacob Rockwell, of Hagerstown; three great-grandchildren, Jillian, Mark and Luke Auldridge; a sister-in-law and best friend, Joann McLucas; as well as a large circle of extended family and close friends.

Two sisters, Frances Taylor and Mary Lohr, preceded her in death.

Services will be on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 24 E. Baltimore St., Funkstown. Pastor P. Lee Brumback will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home.