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Irene T (Slupinski) Dabrowski

December 26, 2020


Ms. Irene T. Dabrowski (nee: Slupinski) passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at the  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway, New Jersey.

Family and friends are invited to gather in the Kowalski Funeral Home, 515 Roselle Street, Linden for a visitation on Thursday, December 31st. from 10:00AM to 12:00Noon.  Immediately following the visitation hours, the prayers of committal will be offered at approximately 12:45PM, prior to Ms. Dabrowski's burial in the family plot in St. Gertrude's Cemetery in Colonia, New Jersey. 

Ms. Dabrowski, the daughter of the late Stanislawa Papierz Slupinski and the late Stafan Slupinski, was born on October 28, 1944 in Germany.  After enduring difficult times during the war, Ms. Dabrowski and her family immigrated to the United States in 1966 and she became a citizen in 1971.  Ms. Dabrowski initially lived in Jersey City, before moving to Elizabeth, and then she finally settled in Linden, where she spent the remainder of her life. Ms. Dabrowski worked as a machinist for the Hammer Manufacturing company in Linden for approximately 15 years prior to her retirement. 

In her later years, Ms. Dabrowski enjoyed watching Hallmark and Lifetime movies, and was known amongst her family for her love of television.  Above all, she mostly enjoyed relaxing and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  Ms. Dabrowski was a caring mother, grandmother and great grandmother and she will be deeply missed by all. 

Predeceased by her son Richard Dabrowski in 2012, Ms. Dabrowski is survived by her three children Diane Artley, and her husband William, Susan Dabrowski, and James Dabrowski, and his wife Wendy; her seven grandchildren Amanda Pavlock, Melissa Tornberg, and her husband Jayson, Angela Artley, Emily Artley, Jimmy Dabrowski, Jillian Dabrowski, and Michael Kidwell; her great-grandchild Lillian Tornberg; her sister Mary Ann Niech, and her many nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. 

As per the regulations imposed through the State of New Jersey, there will now be a maximum of 100 persons allowed in the funeral home at one time.  All members of the public who wish to attend the visitation are required to wear a mask and socially distance when paying their respects to the Dabrowski family.  To accommodate all visiting family and friends, we ask that you please be brief while visiting to make room for additional guests to pay their respects.  We appreciate your understanding during this time of transition.


To send flowers to Irene's family, please visit our floral store.


December 31, 2020

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Kowalski Funeral Home
515 Roselle Street
Linden, New Jersey 07036

Committal Service & Burial in the family plot
December 31, 2020

12:45 PM
St. Gertrude Cemetery, New Jersey, Colonia
53 Inman Avenue
Colonia, NJ 07067

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