Irene Stoppelbein

May 21, 1926 - June 17, 2008
Irene Stoppelbein

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Irene S. Stoppelbein, 82, of the Pine Park Community of Hendersonville, died Tuesday morning, June 17, 2008 at Universal Healthcare in Fletcher.

A native of Charleston, SC, she had lived in Henderson County for the past 22 years. She was the daughter of the late William Evans Stoppelbein and Irene Elizabeth Ehney. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, Malcolm G. Stoppelbein, Sr., who died in March of 2008 and her son, Malcolm G. Stoppelbein, Jr.

She volunteered her time with the Bat Cave Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed gardening, bird watching, her back porch, music and dancing. She was also an avid Carolina Panthers fan.


Monday, June 23, 2008
12:00 AM

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125 Orrs Camp Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • June 19, 2008
    James Woodel says:
    Dear Ken & Joyce, We are saddened to hear of your mother's passing, Ken. Please know that our hearts and prayers are with you & your entire family. May God undergird you & give peace. Jim & Julie Woodel

  • June 18, 2008
    Jatana and Eric Vanek says:
    How absolutely beautiful she was - inside and out. I'll so cherish the times spent in her and Malcolm's company throughout the years. She'll be missed, but she's now where she really wants to be...with Malcolm once peace everlasting. Thoughts and prayers go out to Ken and Joyce and the entire family.

  • June 18, 2008
    The Mittan Family says:
    Rena and Family: We are so terribly sorry for your loss this year. Please let us know if there's anything we can do. Love, Amy and Matt

  • June 18, 2008
    Laura Hill Lato says:
    Dear Rena and Family, It made me sad to hear that your father and mother died. They were wonderful people and I know you will miss them very much. Sometimes, life just doesn't seem fair does it? I am certain they are together again in heaven. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. They're love for you and their love for each other will a soothing memory for you. Know I'm here if you need to talk. Laura

  • June 19, 2008
    Paul A. Martin says:
    Ken & Joyce - My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please know I am thinking about you both.