A. Irene Forney

SALEM – A. Irene Forney, 88, died at 6:30 a.m. Saturday at the Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Dec. 5, 1926 in East Palestine, a daughter of the late Joseph and Miriam (Steiner)?Harp.

She was a 1945 Salem High School graduate. She was last employed at the Hills Department Store in Boardman. She was a member of the St. Jude Catholic Church.

Her husband, Richard Forney, whom she married July 17, 1948, preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2006.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan?Joyce of Columbus and Linda (Lucky)?Latteau of Newton Falls; two brothers, James and Thomas Harp of Salem; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Jude Catholic Church in Columbiana with Father Christopher Cicero officiating.

Calling hours will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Stark?Memorial Funeral Home in Salem. Burial will be in Columbiana Cemetery.

Arrangements were handled by Stark Memorial.