It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Irene Teresa (Skonieznia) Owsiak, of New Britain, on Nov. 6, 2019.
Irene was predeceased by her husband, Edward Joseph Owsiak after 51 years of marriage; as well as her brother, Walter Leonard of the United Kingdom.
Irene leaves behind two daughters, Irene Landry and her husband, Michael, of Morris; and Michelle Malinowski and her husband, Kenneth, of New Britain. Irene leaves two granddaughters, Kimberly Wallengren and her husband, Jason, of New Preston and Katherine Alibozak and her husband, Mitchell, of Litchfield; and two great-grandchildren, Bellamy and Leiden Wallengren; as well as her niece Andrea Nedosko of New Britain, CT. Irene leaves her extended family of the United Kingdom; nieces and nephews, Patrick Leonard, Katherine Rayers, Walter Leonard, and Mary Walker; and great-nieces and great-nephews, Christopher, Natasha, Esther, Sophie, James, and Hugh.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the New Britain Memorial-Donald D. Sagarino Funeral Home, 444 Farmington Ave, New Britain, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., at Holy Cross Church, 31 Biruta St, New Britain. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Irene’s name to Doctors Without Borders at , World Central Kitchen at , or The World Wildlife Federation at . For directions and online condolences, visit .