Get Adobe Flash player
You need the Adobe Flash Player to view this enhanced content
Sr. Irene  Ellen Howell, IBVM
Sr. Irene Ellen Howell, IBVM

July 8, 1923 - July 10, 2018
Born in Sugar Island, MI
Resided in Chicago, IL


Howell IBVM
Sister Irene (Pierre) Howell, IBVM passed away on July 10, 2018 at Resurrection Life Center, Chicago. Member of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 76 years. Loving daughter of Ellen (McCoy) and Charles Howell, dear sister of Genevieve, Shirley (Yancey), Maurice, Mary Ann (Collins), Weldon and Dorothy (Eldred). Dedicated teacher at parish schools in Chicago, Detroit and Phoenix and Loretto Academy, Woodlawn. Caregiver for her parents for 4 years. Ministered at Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Assinins, MI, where she once again connected with her native American roots. She retired to Loretto Convent, Wheaton and was community minister there for three years. Wherever she was Irene brought a friendly and reflective presence and shared joy with her creative “butterflies”. Services for Sister Howell will be held in the Our Lady of Angels Chapel 26W171 Roosevelt Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187 on Monday. Visitation from 4:00 pm until time of Funeral Liturgy 5:00 pm. Burial will be on Tuesday 11:00 am at St. Michael Cemetery in Wheaton, IL 60187.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Sr. Irene Howell, IBVM, please visit our Tribute Store.



Our Lady of the Angels Chapel
26W171 Roosevelt Rd.
Wheaton, IL US 60189
Monday, July 16, 2018
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Our Lady of the Angels Chapel
26W171 Roosevelt Rd.
Wheaton, IL US 60189
Monday, July 16, 2018
5:00 PM
St. Michael Cemetery
1209 S. Warrenville Rd.
Wheaton, IL US 60189
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
11:00 AM


Two Locations to Serve You: Wheaton and West Chicago
HomeRequest More Info
© Copyright, 2017 Williams Family Funeral Homes and FuneralNet ® • Privacy Policy
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.