Irene F. Harris Gajewski

Irene F. Harris Gajewski
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Irene F. Harris Gajewski, nee Pero, 97, of Waterloo, IL, formerly of Belleville, IL, born July 9, 1917, in Jefferson County, IL, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at Oak Hill Nursing Home, Waterloo, IL.

Mrs. Gajewski was a member of St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Waterloo, IL and a longtime member of St. Henry Catholic Church in Belleville, IL.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Donald Harris; her second husband, Leo S. Gajewski; a son, Gary Gajewski; and her parents, Michael and Pelagia, nee Postman, Pero.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary (James) Bradley of Waterloo, IL
and Alice (James) Mooney of St. Louis, MO;
six grandchildren, Matthew Mooney,
Jim (Christie) Bradley,
Michelle (Don) Voegtle,
Debra (Gary) Brinkmann,
Stacy (Paul) Poepper,
and Krista Miller;
and nine great-grandchildren;

Memorials may be made to Amyloidosis Foundation, National Multiple Sclerosis Society or in the form of Masses.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 30, 2015, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, and from9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 31, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Waterloo, IL.

Funeral:  A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, January 31, 2015, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Waterloo, IL, with Rev. Osang Idagbo officiating.  Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.

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To the Family of:

Mrs. Irene F. Harris Gajewski.

Extending Sincere Sympathy of each of you. May you find peace and comfort from family, friends and especially in God’s loving invitation to ‘throw all your anxiety upon him because he cares for you.- ( 1 Peter 5:7). Also, “There is going to be a resurrection”.- (Acts 24:15).

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