Raymond J Irwin

November 30, -0001 - February 17, 2012

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IRWIN, Raymond J. Loving husband of Jane Irwin. Dear father of Jennifer (Seth) Hartig, Ryan and Kevin Irwin. Grandfather of Avery Hartig. Son of Aurelia and the late Richard Irwin. Brother of Michael (Arni) and Russ Irwin. Son-in-law of Lois Glindmeyer. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Passed away Friday, February 17, 2012 at the age of 59. Visitation at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd. (Route 42), West Chester, OH 45069 on Wednesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Mass of Christian burial at St. John Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd., West Chester, OH 45069 on Thursday, February 23, at 10 a.m. Mr. Irwin was President of St. John’s Booster Organization and dedicated volunteer and coach for the LSO. Memorials can be directed to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263. **PLEASE NOTE**: PART OF ROUTE 42 IS CLOSED IN WEST CHESTER: Going North, Rt. 42 is open to Funeral Home. However, if going South on Route 42: Turn Right on Western Row which becomes Barrett, then Left on Cox, and Left on Route 42, Funeral Home is located one-half mile on Left.


Rosanna Mitsch - Feb 23, 2012

Ray was my boss at Sun Chemical and he hired me on there. He was a good man. My thoughts and prayers to the family.

Leslie Ryan - Feb 23, 2012

Jane and family,

I was so saddened to hear of Ray’s passing. I can only imagine how difficult the last few weeks have been. Know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. Jane – so proud to call you friend. What an example to all of us – strength, devotion, love. May each day bring you peace.

John Rozier - Feb 22, 2012

I worked with Ray for the years he was at Sun. He will be missed.

The Hayden Family - Feb 22, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Irwin family during this difficult time.

Tim, Cindy and Joe

Cindy Schivone - Feb 22, 2012

What a dedicated man Ray was! He gave of himself to the community so that others would have opportunities to grow! Thank You for your Leadership and Loyalty Ray. You will be greatly missed by all! Now Rest in eternal Peace. Cindy Schivone and Family

Phillip Dwirsky - Feb 22, 2012

My sincere condolences, I just heard this sad news. Ray was a customer and became a friend. I appreciated his integrity as a businessperson and his sincerity as a friend. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
Sincerely and with sadness, Phillip Dworsky. CEO, Consolidated Container, Minneapolis

Lesa Smith - Feb 21, 2012

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tim Fleckenstein - Feb 21, 2012

From the entire staff of Gate of Heaven Cemetery our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time.

Lesa Smith - Feb 21, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Tracey Thorn - Feb 21, 2012

Dear Irwin Family,
I met Ray for first time in early 2007 at our Cincinnati office while working on company initiatives together. Ray was a consciences worker and he and I had some good times when I was in Cinci.

I am saddened to hear of Ray’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy and my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time.

Bev Guenther - Feb 21, 2012

Jane and family. I am so very sorry for your loss. I know this is a very painful time and I will send prayers and hugs your way.

Bev Guenther

Kara Olding - Feb 20, 2012

Although I know that no words can ease the loss you feel, just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kara Olding
Jennifer’s co-worker at the Hyatt

Dave & Ellen Halsey - Feb 20, 2012

Jane & sons,
With our deepest sympathy, our thoughts are with you. We are so thankful that you have your family to support you at this time. We are sorry we can’t be there in person; just know that we are thinking of you.
Dave & Ellen

The Grimes Family - Feb 19, 2012

Ray you will be dearly missed by all. I will always remember your kindness and dedication to the kids in our community especially through the St. Johns Boosters. I am so sorry for your loss Jane and family. We will continue to hold you in our thoughts and prayers just as we have through this entire hard fought battle.
Diane , Randy, Austin, Connor & Logan Grimes