Lucy ‘Irene’ Saylor

| April 29, 2021

Lucy “Irene” Saylor, 91, of Coshocton passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Signature Healthcare of Coshocton. She was born in Coshocton, Ohio on Aug. 7, 1929 to the late Roe and Lucy (Stiner) Shroyer. On April 18, 1945, she married Francis (Zeke) Saylor, they were married 57 years before his passing in 2002.

Irene was a member of the Burt Avenue Wesleyan Church and the Bethlehem Grange. Irene and her husband, Francis owned and operated the Yesteryear Shop in Roscoe Village for eight years. She also worked at Baker’s IGA, Brooks AG, Kresges, and the Sunnybook Truck Stop. She enjoyed making lap quilts for Bethlehem Grange, embroidery, reading, puzzle books, her piano, and playing games with family and friends.

Irene is survived by her children, Vernon (Carolyn) Saylor of Coshocton, Karen (Danny) West of Coshocton, Steve (Darlene) Saylor of Coshocton, and Keith (Roberta Cramer) Saylor of Warsaw; grandchildren, Gail (Victor) Reidenbach, Rick (Beth Tackett) Saylor, Teresa (Tim) Ott, Sam (Denise) Stotts, Ellie (Chip) Troyer, Megan (Ryan) Stingel, Austin (Lindsey) Saylor, Dustin (Dan) Saylor, Brittany Saylor and others as she loved as hers, Allison Cramer and Brittany and Scarlett Sturgeon; 14 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents and husband she is preceded in death by her infant daughter, Vicky Saylor; brothers, Russell, Eugene, Donald, and Ernest Shroyer; and sister, Mildred Reigle.

Friends may call at the Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton, Ohio 43812 on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 5-8 p.m. The funeral service will be on Monday, May 3, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rod Uhlig officiating and an hour of calling hours prior. Burial will follow at Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Burt Avenue Wesleyan Church, Community Hospice or Signature Healthcare of Coshocton. Envelopes will be provided at the funeral home.

An online memorial is located at

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