Surrounded by loving family, Irena passed away on Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 at the John Noble Home, at the age of 81. Beloved wife of Walter Dyczkowsky for over 57 years. Loving mother of Terry (Wendy) Dyczkowsky and Kristine (Dave) Cameron. Much loved babi of Alysha, Lindsay, Hilary, Rianna, Tanner, Collin, Celeste, Taylor and Hayden and great-babi of Hayden Taylor and the late Lilianna Kristina (2018). Dear daughter of Natalie Pylyp and the late John Pylyp (1996). She will also be dearly missed by many other family members and friends. Actively involved in the Ukrainian community throughout Brantford and St. George, she loved teaching the Ukrainian language and culture and was a skilled artist. Many thanks to the staff of Costain Court and the Palliative Care Team of the John Noble Home for all their excellent care and support. Friends will be received at the BECKETT - GLAVES FAMILY FUNERAL CENTRE, 88 Brant Avenue, 519-752-4331, on Friday, December 14th, from 7-9 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. Donations to the John Noble Home Palliative Care Team would be greatly appreciated.