Irene Sowpel

irene sowpel

June 5, 1930 ~ February 21, 2018

Irene Sowpel age 87 died on February 21st in her Leonia home which she and her late beloved husband Paul Sowpel lived in for over 50 years. She was surrounded by loved ones and died peacefully. Irene was born in Russia and immigrated to New Jersey in the 1950s. Irene and her husband Paul enjoyed traveling, bird watching and attending ballets and operas. She is survived by her family Boris Alexis, Tatiana Alexis, Irene and Fred Maltzan, and Lillian Miller and their families. The family will receive their friends on Monday February 26th from 4-8 pm at the Frank A. Patti and Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home. Located at 327 Main Street "opposite the Fort Lee Library". The funeral will meet at the funeral home on Tuesday February 27th at 10:00 AM to proceed to the burial at Brookside Cemetery in Englewood, N.J. For condolences, directions, or information (201) 944-0100 or


Funeral Service: February 27, 2018 10:00 am - 10:45 am

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Visitation at Funeral Home: February 26, 2018 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Frank A. Patti & Kenneth Mikatarian Funeral Home
327 Main Street
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Final Resting Place: February 27, 2018 11:15 am

Brookside Cemetery
425 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631

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  1. Please accept my deepest condolences. The following words have helped many to cope with the loss of someone special. 1 Corinthians 1: 3, 4 states "Praise be the God and Father or our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials…"

    Our Father, Jehovah God, will help your family and friends cope with such a difficult loss. In 1 Corinthians 15:26 he promises us that "the last enemy, death, will be brought to nothing." I hope the family and friends can find some comfort in this promise.

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