MANSFIELD — Jan Dorion will be remembered for her love of family and amazing homemade recipes made from scratch. More importantly, she was genuine, kind, detailed and professional.
Jan passed away at home Wednesday evening June 19, 2019.
The daughter of Chester and Goldie (Au) Reed, Jan was born Dec. 30, 1941, in Mount Vernon and graduated from Fredericktown High School in 1960.
Jan worked for Dominion Electric for five years and retired from Warren Rupp, Idex in January of 2004, after 33 1/2 years as Production/Inventory Control Manager.
On Nov. 6, 1970, she married John Dorion who passed away April 15, 2019.
Jan appreciated nature. She enjoyed taking day trips throughout Ohio’s countryside and loved the beautiful golden and orange tones of the autumn season. She also absolutely loved the snow.
When Jan prepared family meals, there were always leftovers neatly packaged for everyone to take home. She insisted on baking the side dishes, main course and desserts on her own. It was her way of “loving on” her family. Thanksgiving afternoons provided the best memories of good food and great company. Her delicious cheesecake and cookies were family favorites throughout the year.
Generous, Jan also shared her wonderful cooking with friends and acquaintances, especially those in need of a home cooked meal.
She is survived by her children, Annette (Troy) Hurrell of Perrysville, Brian (Randi) Dorion of Butler; stepdaughter, Karen Sigler of Mansfield; grandchildren, Levi Sigler, Sonya Dorion, Jason Sigler, Jonathan Hurrell, Andrew Sigler, Sharee Ferguson, Tiffany Hurrell, Savannah Dorion, and Devin Dorion; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Luana (LeRoy) King, Marie (Dwayne) Washer, Martha (Larry) Lehman, Janet (Barb) Hawk, Carol (Paul) Hinzman; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Dorion; great-grandson, Blake; twin sister, Jean Reed; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Russell and Florence Hawk.
The family will receive friends, Sunday, June 23, from 2-5 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Pastor Carol Kilgore will officiate and burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.