Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 17, 2013 11:21 am EST


MOUNT VERNON — Eileen Stair, 89, of Mount Vernon, passed away Jan. 15, 2013, at The Ohio Eastern Star Home.

She was born May 12, 1923, in Chesterville to the late Harley and Oral (Barry) McClead. Eileen was well known for her mischievous ways, her beautiful smile and her love of others. She was kind, funny, had a great sense of humor and never complained about anything. Eileen was also a very good listener who seemed to take a genuine interest in others. Her favorite way of describing how she felt was “just ducky.” She was well known for her famous apple pie that won various awards. Eileen was a member of the Gay Street United Methodist Church.

Eileen was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Eugene “Jim” Stair in 1990; and a younger brother, Harold, who died in 1937 at the age of 6 years old.

There will be no calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. in Woodlawn Cemetery in Lodi, with the Rev. Denise Marikis officiating. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home is handling the funeral services for the Stair family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson’s Foundation, Northeast Region, P.O. Box 271, Tallmadge, OH 44278.

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