Guarnieri, Irene, Saginaw, MI, Formerly of Port Austin, Michigan


Loving mother, grandmother and sister passed away Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Caretel Inns of Tri-Cities. Age 91 years. Daughter of the late Isadore and Josephine (Osentoski) Morell, Irene was born October 16, 1920 in Ubly, Michigan. She was married to Frederick Guarnieri on June 11, 1948. He predeceased her November 20, 1988. Irene was a member of St. Roch Catholic Church in Caseville. She enjoyed flowers and gardening. Surviving are two sons and one daughter, Frederick and Joanne Guarnieri, Elizabeth Town, Indiana; Rickey and Mary Guarnieri, Freeland; Maureen and Greg Yeager, Freemont, New Hampshire; four grandchildren, Mathew Guarnieri, Megan Guarnieri-Cleary, Elba Ostrander, Nicole Ostrander; one brother and three sisters, Floyd Morell, Ubly; Bernice and Stanley Witkowski, Saginaw; Genevive and Ron Gracey, Bad Axe; Margaret Hey, Bad Axe; many nieces and nephews. Irene was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers, Sophie Kubacki, Marie Morell, Mike, Art, and John Morell. Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. Richard Jozwiak will officiate with private burial in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Friday from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service. The Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Cancer Society. www.snowfuneralhome.net