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Irene Marie Ward-Juryniec

February 3, 1949 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 73)


Irene ‘Reni’ Marie Ward-Juryneic, born February 3, 1949, journeyed home to heaven on March 11, 2022, at the age of 73, in Columbus, Ohio.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Robert ‘Bob' Juryniec, mother Marie M. Ward and sister, Nona Ward Hamilton. She is survived by her sisters, Diane Wamberg, Carol Ward and Patti Ward Hoyer (Rich) and a multitude of nieces and nephews who were an integral part of her life. Irene was raised in Westlake, Ohio and graduated from Westlake High School in 1967.  She attended Kent State briefly before moving to Columbus, Ohio.  Through Irene M. Ward & Associates, Irene created and produced educational and instructional works on issues and solutions in the workplace for persons with disabilities.  Her humorous video entitled The Ten Commandments of Communicating with People With Disabilities received numerous accolades and awards and is still effective today as an HR training video.  

A private memorial service will be held for Irene with close family members.


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