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Irene Mae Marvin

August 27, 1926 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 90)

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IRENE MAE BROWN MARVIN, age 90, of Washington CH, passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 4:32 p.m. at her home.

She was born on August 27, 1926 in Ladd, Ohio to Chester and Cleo Graves Brown. She was a 1944 graduate of Washington High School. Irene retired from Armco in 1982. She was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Washington CH. She enjoyed working in her yard and being with her family and grandchildren.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband and love of her life, James Frank Marvin Jr., whom she married on October 20, 1944; and brother, Leonard Brown.

Survivors include her children, Kathy Jo Marvin, and Rita Kay (Rick) Bartruff; grandchildren, Shannon James Bartruff, Shad Alan Bartruff, and Tara Elizabeth (Jacob) Mossbarger; siblings, Chester C. (Wanda) Brown Jr. of Las Vegas, Nevada, Eldon (Judy) Brown of Wisconsin, and Mary Lois Sudweeks of Wisconsin; and her beloved canine companions, Yorkie, Max, and her cat, Callie. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A private graveside service will take place at Washington Cemetery with Chaplin Jeff Davis officiating. 

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Fayette County, 222 Oakland Ave., Washington CH, OH 43160

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Summers Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to


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