Ingrid J. Hirschy

January 13, 1932 - January 6, 2019

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Secor Funeral Home
202 W. Maple Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Friday, January 11, 2019
11:00 a.m.
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
21 W. Perry Street
Willard , Ohio 44890

Ingrid Sommers Hirschy, age 86, of Willard, Ohio passed away Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk. She was born January 13, 1932 in Sandusky, Ohio to the late Andrew and Ingeborg (Henderson) Johnson. She graduated from Berlin Heights High School as salutatorian and then went on to graduate from Providence School of Nursing as a LPN. She formerly worked at the Hillside Acres Nursing Home and is a member of the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard. She loved gardening, flowers and was an avid reader. Ingrid was an animal lover and her two cats Allie and Teddy were special to her.

She is survived by her husband, David E. Hirschy; son, Randy (Marla) Sommers of Norwalk; granddaughter, Katie (Steve) Lang of Washington, D.C.; sister-in-law, Teresa Johnson of Huron; step sons, David E. Hirschy Jr. of Willard and Tom (Connie) Hirschy of Columbus; ten step grandchildren; two step great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved very much.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth Sommers; sister, Mary Nistetter; and brothers, John, Adolph and Andrew Jr. Johnson.

Special individuals in Ingrid's life were Dani Sommers, Thor and Mary Johnson, Sam Veletean and Lori Myers.

Visitation will be on Thursday, January 10, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio. The funeral Mass will be on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Willard, with Fr. George Mahas officiating. Burial will follow at the Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation, St. Francis Catholic Church, Stein Hospice or the Willard Library. Online condolences may be made to the family at


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- Jan 12, 2019
Very sorry to hear of Ingrid’s passing. I met Ingrid when she was a judge for my 5th grade science fair project years ago at St. Francis school. She had the most positive and encouraging things to say about me on my final Jude reports; words that have stuck in my memory as I’ve grown up. As years went by, I would see Ingrid at church events and she would always make it a point to speak to me, ask me how I was doing. She was one of the kindest ladies that I have ever met. My condolences to Mr. Hirschy and the rest of Ingrid’s family during this difficult time.
Larry Coy - Jan 11, 2019
Randy, So sorry about the loss of your Mother. We just got word at the time of funeral. Missed our paper a couple days. Want to know you"re in our thoughts. Will try to get down this week to see you. Loved your parents.
Johanna Beebe - Jan 11, 2019
Dave, I am so sorry for your wife's passing. Your loving care will continue to give you peace. Prayers for you during this difficult time. May she rest in peace.
Sandy Gilmore - Jan 10, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I met Ingrid many years ago when she lived on Woodbine Street. I always walked by her house walking my dog. She owned a dog then and we would talk about our pets and the crazy things they did. She loved animals as much as I so we had lots to talk about. She was a very nice lady. I know she will be missed by her family and friends.
Marsha Ganni - Jan 9, 2019
Dave and family, Sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Bob & LaVonne Ayres - Jan 8, 2019
It was sad to hear the news about Ingrid. Kind thoughts and prayers are going out to her family and friends. May God grant everyone strength and comfort for the difficult days ahead and fond memories for the years to come.
Penny ( Mastron) Howell - Jan 8, 2019
Heaven has gained another angel. My sympathy to the entire family. I had the pleasure of working with Ingrid at Hillside. She was such a beautiful person, inside and out. She will surely be missed.
Sue Daugherty - Jan 8, 2019
My heart aches for you, Dave. I hope, with time, you will find peace knowing that Johnnie is now free from her body and enjoying the promise of heaven. No words I have to say can fill this void. I hope it helps to know that you are in my thoughts. Sincerely, Sue Daugherty
Trish Palmer Tarr - Jan 7, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you during this difficult time.
Gladys Hicks - Jan 6, 2019
I was so sorry to hear of Ingrids passing I worked with her at Hillside Acres untill I retired in 1995. I will see her again . may she rest in peace. 1995.. I will see her again . She was a very Lovely and sweet person