LISBON, Ohio – Irene E. Gbur, 91, formerly of State Route 45, passed away at 12:08 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at the Salem Regional Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Gbur was born September 26, 1926 in West Point, a daughter of the late Michael and Mary (Francsek) Mellon and had lived in this area all of her life.
Irene was a loving mother and a homemaker.
She was a member of St. George Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Altar and Rosary Society.
Her husband, Steve Joseph Gbur, Jr., whom she married June 28, 1952, preceded her in death April 16, 1992. She was also preceded in death by her son, Dennis Gbur and by her brother, Joseph Mellon.
Irene is survived and will be dearly missed by her daughters, Deborah (Chris) Shivers of Lisbon, Carol (Richard) Blair of North Lima and Sharon (Dean) Ervin of Columbus; son, Steve (Carol) Gbur of Garrettsville; sisters, Elizabeth Chamberlain of Lisbon and Mary Mitchell of Moorpark, California; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16 at St. George Catholic Church with Rev. Father Stephen Wassie officiating.
Burial will follow at the Lisbon Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 15 at the Eells-Leggett-Stauffer Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave., SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.
Friends may also send condolences online to the Gbur family at www.eells-leggett-stauffer.com.
A television tribute will air Monday, October 16 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.