Irene Kirchner

Irene Kirchner, 89, of Union, passed away on Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at home.
Born in Germany, Irene came to the United States at the age of 4, and has lived in Union for 65 years. Irene was a homemaker, who helped her husband with his construction business. She was a member of the Republican Club, worked for the Board of Elections, and was also a member of the Deutscher Club in Clark and Union Active Retirees.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 9:30 am with a memorial service at 10:30 am at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave., Union. Interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. For more info, or to send condolences to the family, visit
Predeceased by her husband Ottmar, and brother Alfred Heinkel; Irene is survived by her daughters Caroline Sammarco, and Linda Kolterjahn and her husband Paul; grandchildren Pamela, Melissa, Jacqueline, Paul, Stephanie and
Jason; and great grandchildren Samantha and Clint.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Center For Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Rd., Scotch Plains, NJ 07086