Crystal Lynn Irish, 44 of Wakeman, passed away unexpectedly on October 30 due to a car accident while working in Michigan. She was born Aug. 10, 1974 in Lorain, OH and graduated from Southview High School in 1992. Crystal continued her education at LCCC and CSU while working as a correction/logistics officer for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections. She was currently employed by Retail Data. Crystal enjoyed swimming, music, and being a mother, spending time with her family. She always pushed herself to the limit.
Crystal is survived by her fiancé, Marshall “Steve” Bland; sons, George, Trent, and Ian Irish; Steve’s daughter, Riley Bland; her mother, Marsha Casselman; father and stepmother, James and Donna Riley; stepfather, Harold Casselman (Margie); brothers, Richard Gills, Jr. and Chad Ellis; stepbrothers, Jeffrey Casselman (Jamie) and Jayson Casselman (Crystal); and step sister, Wendy Dillon (Donald).
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Roberta Leatherwood, and Adrian Leatherwood (Helen); paternal grandparents, Polly and Doe Riley; and an infant brother and sister.
The family will receive friends at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. on Monday from 2-4pm with a short service at 4pm followed by a celebration of her life at Gus’ Steak and Ale, 5348 Lake Rd., Sheffield Lake at 5pm.