Our loving, devoted mother & grandmother is now reunited with our father 1 year after his passing.
Irene Lashley, 89 of Streetsboro formerly of Steubenville, passed away on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Gardens at Liberty Park of Streetsboro. She was born on August 1, 1931 in Senecaville, Ohio to the late Frank and Mary (Pastovich) Gerrick, Sr. Irene had worked at her own shop called Irene's Beauty Shop as a beautician in Steubenville. In addition to her parents, Irene is preceded in death by her husband Forrest L. Lashley, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. She is survived by her children Rick (Debbie Shorts) Lashley and Kathy (Craig) Poffenberger of Chesterfield, VA, her grandchildren Luke (Cassandra Ramsey) Poffenberger of Sacramento, CA and Adam (Nicole) Poffenberger of Fredericksburg, VA, and a great-granddaughter who is due Thanksgiving Day. Per her request, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be planned at a later date. Irene and Forrest will be laid to rest together at the Ohio Western Reserve Cemtery. Condolences and memories of Irene can be shared with her family at www.sscfuneralhomes.com. Our thanks to some very special caregivers & nurses at The Gardens at Liberty Park. If you got a hug & a head pat you were in her club. She was blessed to have her best friend, Ethyl by her side every day. Mom was blessed to have such a great friend. A huge thank you to Elara Hospice for their incredible support & care. There aren't enough words to thank you!
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