Irene Bowes, 69, of Lumberton , NJ, passed away on December 12, 2020 in Mt. Holly, NJ.
Irene was born in Birmingham, AL to Edgar and Irene Ward on July 6, 1951. she went to high school at John F. Kennedy High School and graduated in 1969.
She worked for the State of NJ for 40 years in the Division of Family and Youth Services. She enjoyed making crafts, making photo albums, and spending time with her grandchildren. Irene retired from the state in 2009.
Irene is survived by her beloved husband , Joe Bowes of Lumberton, NJ, her children Kristine McMaster (son-in-law Phillip Lebowitz), Stephen McMaster, and Ashley Eastburn (son-in-law Harry Eastburn Jr), her grandchildren Isabelle Lebowitz, Harry Eastburn III, and Joseph Eastburn, Brother, David Ward, and her dog Chach.
Funeral Services and Interment will be private and at the convenience of her family.
The family of Irene wishes to extend their appreciation for the love and support through this difficult time.