Gloria Irene Saffle

07/25/1940 - 03/09/2024


Obituary For Gloria Irene Saffle

Gloria Irene Saffle, 83, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2024, at 1:10 p.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Medical Center Hospice.

She was born July 25, 1940, in Dunkirk, to Virgil Maurice and Opal Margaret (Gunn) Kimmel who preceded her in death. On April 9, 1988 she married Paul J. Saffle, Sr. who survives.

Also surviving are their children: Paul J. (Georgiana) Saffle, Jr., William (fiancee Vonda Helmig) Saffle and Victoria (Dewey) Green all of Lima, 7 grandchildren, several great-grandchildren plus many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Daniel L. Menefee, a brother, Melvin "Bud" Kimmel, a sister, Patricia Martin and daughter-in-law, Loretta Saffle.

Gloria was a seamstress. She and Paul were members of Suzie Q's Square Dancing and host campers at Indian Lake. She was a member of Lima Missionary Baptist Church and she never knew a stranger.

Services will be begin at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, March 14, 2024, at the Eastside Chapel of Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, with Pastor Terry Brock to officiate. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery following the service. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lima Missionary Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at


13 Mar


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14 Mar

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10:00 AM

Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services - Eastside Chapel 828 Bellefontaine Avenue Lima, OH 45801 Get Directions »
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