Duane Edward Saintignon, 73, of Union City, OH, passed away Friday, October 30, 2015 at his residence.
He was born August 3, 1942, in Greenville, OH, a son of the late Bernard Saintignon and Naomi (Thompson) Reed. In addition to his parents, Duane was preceded in death by his grandson, Cole Saintignon; and two brothers, Melvin and Marion Saintignon.
Duane started his long career as a farmer. He was a prolific entrepreneur owning multiple business. He was an electrician by trade owning Shockney’s and Duane’s Electric. He owned the Whistle Stop in Ansonia, Cole’s Front Street Inn in Greenville, Bartonia Restaurant in Bartonia, IN, and D’s Restaurant in Union City, IN. Duane was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Union City, IN and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his children, Rhonda Saintignon of Union City, IN, Rodney (Danita) Saintignon of Union City, OH, Todd Saintignon of Florence, KY and Derrick Saintignon of Union City, OH; Siblings, Bernard (Rose) Saintignon of Versailles, OH, Donnie (Betty) Saintignon of Greenville, OH, Danny (Mary) Saintignon of Dawn, OH, Kathy Werner of Greenville and Barbara (Larry) Hiatt of Greenville; 9 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 AM, Thursday, November 5, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Union City, IN with Fr. Christopher Roberts officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Church Cemetery in Union City, IN.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7PM, Wednesday, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville, OH.
Memorials may be made to any charity the donor wishes.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com