Alice ‘Allie’ Virginia (Lombard) Black, age 92, of Bellefontaine, Ohio and formerly of Poland, Ohio passed away at 11:00 p.m. Friday, November 1, 2019 at Logan Acres Care Center in Bellefontaine.
She was born in Youngstown, Ohio January 11, 1927, a daughter of the late James Phillip and Josephine (Green) Lombard.
On October 20, 1951, she married Howard F. Black Jr. and he preceded her in death March 17, 2007. She was also preceded in death by their daughter, Christine ‘Chris’ A. Black in 2001 and two sisters, Patricia Vandenbord and Joan Pezzatta.
She is survived by three children, Malinda ‘Mindy’ (Dane) Daring of Bellefontaine, James (Allison) Black of Saltillo, Mississippi, and Amy Wheeler of Longwood, Florida; six grandchildren, Trey (Kyle) Daring and Bryn (JR) Stewart, both of Bellefontaine, Jimmy (Helen) Black of Montclair, New Jersey, Dr. Ryan (Dr. Mary) Black of Bozeman, Montana, Patrick Wheeler and Marc Wheeler, both of Longwood, Florida; a step grandson, Ryan (Meri) Wheeler of Wilmington, Delaware; six great grandchildren, Sutton, Rowen, and Bexley Daring, Paxton and Crosley Stewart, and Xavier Black; two step great grandchildren, Zach and Caleb Wheeler and several nieces and nephews.
Allie was a 1945 graduate of South High School in Youngstown and attended Kent State University. She was a long-time member of the Holy Family Catholic Church in Poland before moving closer to her family, where she became a member of the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bellefontaine. Family always came first to Allie and she loved hosting large family gatherings and being close to her loved ones. She also enjoyed playing cards, especially Bridge, where she belonged to several card clubs. She also enjoyed golfing and bowling and was a past member of the Garden Club in Youngstown.
Father Shawn Landenwitch will celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at the St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bellefontaine.
Cemetery services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 in the chapel of the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Youngstown.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.