Sasha Ann Hire Stanley

May 28th

Sasha Ann Hire Stanley, 77, of Syracuse, IN passed away on May 28, 2011 at St. Joseph Medical Center in Mishawaka, IN.  She was born on June 23, 1933 in Syracuse, IN to Millard “Cy” & Ann L. (Stover) Hire.  On October 19, 1958 she married Karol Stanley who survives.  She was a lifelong area resident, having lived in Beavercreek, OH for 40 years as well.  She was a research Librarian for the Dayton Daily News.  She also taught Piano from her home for many years.  She was a member of the Eastern Star, the American Legion #223 in Syracuse, Society of Mayflower Descendants, Daughters of the American Revolution, National Rifle Association, Amateur  Radio Operators – her call sign was NA8H. She was a Baton Twirling Champion.  She was a graduate of Indiana University, where she was a member of the Phi Mu sorority.    She is survived by her Husband – Karol Stanley of Syracuse.  3 Sons – Jeff (Nancy) Stanley of Springboro, OH,  Kevin Stanley of Beavercreek, OH and Mark (Lisa) Stanley of Syracuse.  2 daughters – Kristin Keyer of Beavercreek, OH and Karlynne Akos of Destin, FL.  1 brother – Millard “Stover” Hire of Syracuse.  8 grandchildren, 1 greatgrandchild, and 2 nieces.  Services will be Tuesday,  May 31, 2011 at 2:00 PM,  at the Eastlund Funeral Home with pastor David Herr of the Calvary United Methodist Church officiating.  Calling will be two hours prior to the service (from 12-2pm)  Burial will follow at the Syracuse Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to : Grace on Wings, Air Ambulance (Showing Christ’s Love Through Aviation). Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be sent to:

Grace On Wings   P.O. Box 455,  Plainfield, IN   46168

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