Irene (McClain) SimonOctober 6, 1929 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 87)
Irene Simon, 87 of Harrisonburg, VA formerly of North Baltimore, Ohio went to be with her Lord and Savior on Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017 with her family by her side at the Virginia Mennonite Retirement Center in Harrisonburg, VA. She was born on October 6, 1929 in Clay County, Tennessee to James A. and Nora D. (Roberts) McClain. Irene married the love of her life Donald C. Simon on April 24, 1954 in Akron, Ohio he preceded August 4, 2000.
Surviving are her daughters; Terri (Kim) Mohr of Sycamore, Ohio and Susan (Randy) Aikens of Harrisonburg, Virginia, sisters; Glena Porman of Swartz Creek, Michigan and Jessie Rook of Topeka, Kansas, grandchildren; Betsy Klinke, Sara Dulaney, Stf. Sgt. Charles King, Captain Adam Aikens & Ashley Aikens, great grandchildren; Ethan Dulaney, Olivia & Piper Aikens, Alayna, Emily & Maggie Klinke. She is preceded by her Parents, Husband, Special Nephew, Garry Ritchey, Brothers; Ridley & Charles McClain and Sisters; Nellie Hnat, Grace Adams & Virginia McClain.
Irene retired in 1986 from Equity Meats in North Baltimore, Ohio and prior to that she worked at Aikens IGA in North Baltimore was a Ohio Bell Telephone Operator. She was a Graduate of Barberton High School in Barberton, Ohio and former member of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in North Baltimore, Ohio and the Shuffles and Ruffles Square Dance Group.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home in Fostoria, Ohio with the Reverend Rick Dawson, officiating. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery in Bloomdale, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Baltimore Public Library or Fire Department.