Irena “Tenia” Odyniec

Irena “Tenia” Odyniec, age 78, of Huntington, peacefully died at home on Sunday, July 29, 2012. She was the devoted wife of the late, Walter Odyniec.

Tenia was born in Poland on June 29, 1934 and lived in Huntington for 30 years.

She worked as an assembler at Sikorsky Aircraft for over 25 years before retiring 13 years ago.

She is the beloved mother of Irene O’Connor of North Carolina and Yola John and her husband, Patrick of Shelton. She also leaves four cherished grandchildren, Daniel and Jamie John and Lisa and Shane O’Connor, four great grandchildren, Andrew, Olivia, Seanna, and Camryn, a brother, Romek Czaplinski and a sister, Regina Iwaskiewicz.

She was predeceased by her daughter, Maureen Odyniec, son-in-law, Bob O’Connor and several brothers and sisters in Poland.

Friends may greet the family at the Riverview Funeral Home, 390 River Road, on Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 AM. Her funeral procession will then leave for a Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 11:30AM at St. Lawrence Church. Burial will immediately follow at Lawn Cemetery.

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