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Irene Virginia (Markowicz) Bartus

October 11, 1924 ~ October 6, 2020 (age 95)


Bartus, Irene Virginia, age 95, of Bellbrook, OH, passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020. She was born October 11, 1924 to Agnes (Malys) and Frank Markowicz in Detroit, MI. Cherished wife of the late Edward. Beloved mother of Deborah (Gary) Ross and Tamara (Timothy) Waller. Proud grandma of Angela Ross, Scott (Kylee) Waller, Joseph Waller, Lindsay Waller and great-grandma of Ainsley. Dearest sister of the late Henry and Edwin Markowicz and many sisters and a brother of her beloved husband Edward. Dear sister-in-law of Veronica Markowicz. Also survived by many other loving family and friends.


Visitation will be held Thursday ~ October 8, 2020


Fred Wood Funeral Home~Rice Chapel

36100 Five Mile Rd. Livonia, MI (E. of Levan)




Funeral Service ~ Friday, October 9, 2020

In-State 10:30am , Mass 11:00am

St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church

32765 Lyndon, Livonia, MI



Irene will be laid to rest at 3:00pm

St. Hedwig Catholic Cemetery, Dearborn Heights, Michigan.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to

Alzheimers Association

225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601

Or the Ohio Division

31 W. Whipp Rd. Dayton, OH 45459


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October 8, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fred Wood Funeral Home
36100 Five Mile Rd.
Livonia, MI 48154

October 9, 2020

10:30 AM
St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church
32765 Lyndon, Livonia
Livonia, MI 48154

Funeral Mass
October 9, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Rafka Maronite Catholic Church
32765 Lyndon, Livonia
Livonia, MI 48154

October 9, 2020

3:00 PM
St. Hedwig Catholic Cemetery
23755 Military Rd, Dearborn Heights
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

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