Irene Diane Price passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at Bayshore Community Hospital of Holmdel, New Jersey. She was 85.
Irene was born on March 15, 1936 on Governor's Island, New York to the late Ralph Haspel and Irene (Dehlinger) Haspel.
She grew up in Staten Island before moving to New Jersey in 1953. She was a longtime resident of Hazlet. Irene worked for Middletown High School South as a Cafeteria Manager, retiring in 2008.
She enjoyed hosting family gatherings, swimming in her pool, and reading. Most of all, she loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Irene was predeceased by her brother, Ronald Haspel, and her sister, Beverly Kwoka.
Irene leaves behind her loving son Jeffrey H. Price and his wife Dar Sandler of Ewing; adoring daughter Judith Price of Hazlet; her grandchildren Jeff J. Price and his wife Jodi, Jason D. Price and his wife Colleen, and Jodi L. Price; and her great-grandchildren Evan, Shea, and Carter Price. Irene also leaves behind her brother Kenneth Haspel.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation on Friday, May 28, 2021 at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place Keyport, New Jersey 07735 from 4pm to 8pm.
Friends are also invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial the next day Saturday May 29, 2021 at 10am at St. Joseph's Church of Keyport.
Following Mass, Irene will be privately cremated.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Irene’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. For directions to the funeral home, please visit our web site www.dayfuneralhome.com.
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