HIRSCH, Mary Josephine “Jody”, age 88, of Kettering, passed away Thursday, September 10, 2020. Jody was born in Pittsburg, PA on May 18, 1932 to Robert and Elizabeth (Stoll) Shrader. A graduate of Upper Darby High School in Pennsylvania, she was also a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
Jody was a golfer, a bowler, and loved a good bridge game. A dedicated OSU fan, she also enjoyed spending time in her garden and bird watching. Jody was deeply devoted to her family, whom she loved dearly.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband and the love of her life, William Irvin Hirsch, Sr.; son, William Irvin Hirsch, Jr. Jody is survived by her sisters, Joy (Jim) Johnston and Roberta Nemetz; children, Catherine L. Hirsch, Robert E. Hirsch, and Susan E. Barnett; grandchildren, Jason (Lori) Yaeger, Bobby Hirsch, James Barnett, Elisabeth Barnett, Rebecca Barnett, Rachael (Jordan) Glaser, Brandon (Tiffany), and Emily; great-grandchildren, Nate, Tim, Jimmy, Henry, Dennis, Kristie, Bay, Adalena, and Amy, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will greet friends Saturday, September 26 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm, with a memorial service at 3:00pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Jody’s name to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH 45420, or to the charity of your choice. A link to the live streamed services will be added to Jody’s Tribute Wall found at www.routsong.com