Irene E. Lowery
Irene E. Lowery, 88, of Fostoria, passed away at 3:44 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Fostoria Community Hospital.
She was born Aug. 25, 1925, in Gibsonburg, to Macey and Clara (Magrum) Hammer. She married Donald E. Lowery June 20, 1950, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Gibsonburg, and he died Jan. 16, 2005.
Surviving are three children, Larry (Jena) Lowery and Gary (Tina) Lowery, both of Fostoria, and Linda (Steve) Faber of Tiffin; 11 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and seven siblings, Kate Koehler, Judy Porter, Susie Miller and Eugene, Phillip, Paul and Carl Hammer.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dennis Lowery; two sisters, Mary and Ruth Hammer; and a brother, Raymond Hammer.
Irene was a homemaker and a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, its Rosary-Altar Society and memorial choir. She had delivered Meals on Wheels, helped at Fostoria Sharing Kitchen, and was an active volunteer at St. Wendelin. She was also a member of the Secular Franciscan Order, Fostoria Fraternity.
Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Hoening Funeral Home, 242 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, where a Christian wake service will begin at 5:45 p.m.
Mass of Christian burial is at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, where a rosary will be prayed at 10 a.m. Committal services will take place at Fostoria Veterans Chapel, with burial following at St. Wendelin Catholic Cemetery, Fostoria.
Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association of NW Ohio or St. Wendelin Church.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com.
Irene E. Lowery
Irene E. Lowery, 88, of Fostoria, died Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Fostoria Community Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.