Irene G. Engel of Greenport died Dec. 31 at The Shores at Peconic Landing. She was 81.
She was born in Queens on Feb. 14, 1929, to George and Irene (Sheehy) Guelke. She earned an associate degree from Katherine Gibbs School and married John Engel in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on Nov. 9. 1956.
Ms. Engel worked for the Union Pacific Corporation as an administrative assistant to the chairman of the board.
She was a parishioner of St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport and enjoyed cooking and travel.
Predeceased by her brother, George, she is survived by her husband.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, at St. Agnes R.C. Church in Greenport by Father Thomas Murray and Deacon Bob Dejewski. Interment will follow at Calverton National Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to Horton-Mathie Funeral Home in Greenport.
Memorial donations may be made to Eastern Long Island Hospital, 201 Manor Place, Greenport, NY 11944.