Arlene May Opel Lerch
May 27, 1917 ‒ December 31, 2015
Arlene May Opel Lerch, 98, of Delaware passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2015 at Sarah Moore Home in Delaware.
Arlene was born in Denmark, Ohio on May 27, 1917, the daughter of the late Lawrence and Avis (Fate) Mason. She was a 1935 graduate of Edison High School. Arlene worked as an office manager for Oller Appliances, Delo Screw and Greif Brothers.
She was a member of the Delaware Moose and Delaware Eagles. Arlene enjoyed bowling and baking, but most of all working with people in need.
She is survived by her son, Richard (Connie) Opel; and two grandchildren, Heather and Edward (Anne) Mann.
In addition to her parents, Arlene is preceded in death by first husband, John Edward Opel; second husband, Donald Clarence Lerch; son Lawrence Opel; daughter, Gwendolyn Opel Mann; and three siblings, Ilene, Lowell, and Eugene.
Graveside services will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery on January 11, 2016 at 11:00 AM.
DeVore-Snyder Funeral home in Delaware is honored to serve the family.
Condolences can be expressed by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.