Meadville Tribune

December 4, 2012

Geneva Irene Daye Black

Meadville Tribune

MIAMISBURG, Ohio — Geneva Irene Daye Black of Miamisburg, Ohio, formerly of Saegertown, born May 24, 1908, to Edward and Margaret Jane McKee Daye of Polk, passed on to her Lord and Savior at the age of 104 years on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, surrounded by her family.

Mother Irene was preceded in death by husbands, Clarence Perrine, Albert Brown, Lawrence Brown and Roy Black; sons, Jack Earl Perrine, Keith Brown, James Brown and grandson, Rusty Brown; also daughters, Mary Jane Perrine Jones and son-in-law, Jack Jones, and Helen Joan Perrine Griffith and son-in-law, Kenneth Griffith.

Surviving Irene is daughter Shirley Perrine Burkholder and Duane D. Burkholder; also daughters-in-law, Arlene Brown and Heidi Perrine; 16 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Irene worked 32 years at Meadville City Hospital and was noted as a great cook, seamstress, delicate hard work, assisting elderly friends and neighbors.

Irene lived at Heartland Senior Residence in Miamisburg the last six years of her life, attended church services regularly and will be greatly missed by her many friends at Heartland. Her family, close or far, visited regularly.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at Saegertown Cemetery on Grange Center Road, for family and friends.

Dearest Mother Irene, rest in peace.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements are being handled by Arpp & Root Funeral Home, Germantown.