Irving Alloy, 96, passed away peacefully November 23, 2021, in Columbus, surrounded by the family he loved. He had previously lived in Toledo and Boynton Beach, Florida.
Irv was born in Toledo on September 9, 1925, the oldest child of Samuel and Celia (Barkan) Alloy. He married the love of his life, Camille (Leibovitz) on August 31, 1947. One of his last requests, after 74 years, was to marry her again. Their second wedding, November 18, 2021, included a reading of their original ketubah (Jewish marriage certificate). Irv is also survived by his children, Phillip (Valerie), Jan, and Mark (Renée); his grandchildren, Sara (Dwaine Williams), Nathan (Leticia Matsubara de Morais), Gabe, Noah, and Adam; his brother, Seymour; and his sister, Annette Fine.
Irv graduated from Macomber High School in Toledo. During World War II, he served in the Navy's V-12 program. One of his proudest moments was when he visited Washington, DC, as an honored veteran on the Honor Flight Mission. After graduating in engineering from the University of Toledo, Irv owned Keystone Auto Parts and Keystone Cylinder Heads for 55 years.
He was an avid volunteer. He served as president of Congregation B'nai Israel, Toledo Auto Wreckers Association, and Toledo Jewish Cemetery Association. In Florida, he volunteered for many years with Bethesda Hospital, among other organizations. He was a longtime poll worker in Toledo.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, November 26, at Beth Shalom Cemetery, 420 Otter Creek Road, Oregon, Ohio 43616.
Donations in Irv's honor may be made to OhioHealth Hospice, www.foundation.ohioheatlh.com/hospice, or to a charity of your choice.
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