lee Irving Distinguished career in banking, accounting

Lee Irving, 64, of Hudson, died March 7, 2013 after a year-long experience with cancer.

Mr. Irving was born April 20, 1948 and grew up in Rensselaer, N.Y. He was a devoted family man and provider. He was known for his integrity, generosity, faith, intellect, and good humor.

Mr. Irving led a distinguished career in the field of banking and accounting, primarily with KeyCorp, retiring as Key Corp's chief accounting officer in 2006. He also had active roles at NPR station, WKSU, in Kent, and Christ Church Hudson. He was an avid fan of the University of Wisconsin ice hockey team and the Rolling Stones. He completed a Boston Marathon and later became a convert to yoga.

He leaves his wife of 42 years, Linda (Stephens) Irving, daughter, Lisa (Irving) Friel and son-in-law Scott Friel

of Hudson, son Lance Irving and daughter-in-law Sharon (Ritz) Irving of Tucson, Ariz., mother, Ellen Jane Irving of East Greenbush, N.Y., sister, Darryl (Irving) Dillon of Clifton Park, N.Y., grandson Wylan Friel and granddaughters Eila Friel and Ellen Irving. He was preceded in death by his father, LeRoy Irving Sr.

Visitation will be April 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Johnson Romito Funeral Home, 19 E. Main St., Hudson. A memorial service will be April 6 at 10 a.m. at Christ Church, 21 Aurora St., Hudson, Donations in Mr. Irving's memory may be made to Christ Church or public radio station WKSU, 1613 East Summit Street, Kent, OH 44240.

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