Imogene Freeman York, age 94 of Fairborn, passed away Wednesday January 4, 2023 at the Hospice of Dayton. She was born April 18, 1928 in Knox Co., KY, the daughter of the late Hazel Martin.
Imogene served as a poll worker for the Greene County Board of Elections for many years. She was active in her children’s lives, serving as a room mother at South Elementary and as a supporter of the Fairborn Marching Bands. Imogene had a creative side and she enjoyed working with ceramics, crocheting, and gardening.
In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Norbert in 2008; an infant daughter, Suzanne; and a brother, Clyde “Wayne” Freeman. Survivors include four children, Steve (Rebecca) York of Fairborn, Kristine Dean of Kenton, OH, Bruce York of Fairborn, Barry York (Ellie Scott) of Galloway, OH; two grandchildren, Brian (Jeanette) York, John (Christina) Dean; five great-grandchildren, Hudson (Mercedes), Jeremiah, Magdalene, Grace, Lily; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
A funeral service will be held on Friday January 13, 2023, at 12:00 noon at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, 422 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, Pastor H. Wesley Barnhill officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 A.M. until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Byron Cemetery.