Harry D. Weirich

May 09, 1927 ‒ September 03, 2003

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Harry D. Weirich, 76, of Craigston Drive, Mansfield, died Wednesday morning September 3, 2003 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

He was born May 9, 1927 in Lorain, and had lived in Mansfield most of his life.

Harry attended St. Peter’s High School, and served three years in the US Navy during WWII in the Pacific Theater.

He retired from The Tappan Company in 1985 as an assembly supervisor with more than 40 years of service.

Harry was a member of Resurrection Parish, and as one of the founding families, he served as lectern and one of the original song leaders.

He was a member of Knights of Columbus and Irvin Hiskey Post #535 American Legion, Bellville.

Though he enjoyed camping and his scale model trains, he most enjoyed playing cards. He played euchre with friends at the Lexington Senior Civic Center and at the Bellville Legion Hall, and he played “cut throat pinochle” with his family every Wednesday.

He is survived by twelve children and their spouses Harry B. Weirich of Mansfield, George & Ellen Weirich of Lexington, Diane & Robert Sinclair of Shelby, Barbara & David Etzwiler of Bellville, Linda & Steve Bailey of Ashland, Pamela & Mike Bell of Mansfield Thomas & Michelle Weirich of Mansfield, Karen Hout of Nova, John & Gloria Sheets of Sarasota, Florida, David & Pamela Sheets of Cardington, Alan & Cheryl Sheets of Butler and Beth Sheets of Covington, KY; 20 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; his mother Estella Peters Berrington of Oberlin; two half brothers; two half sisters; and numerous nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his first wife Ruth Eileen Kvochick Weirich on June 8, 1975; his second wife Loretta J. Kvochick Weirich on June 25, 2001; his father Harry W. Weirich; and a brother Bruce W. Weirich.

The family will receive friends Friday, September 5, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Visitation continues Saturday in the funeral home from 10 to 11 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Saturday September 6, 2003 at 11 am in Resurrection Parish, 2600 Lexington Avenue, celebrated by the Rev. Father Stan Szybka. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Park, where the Richland County Joint Veterans Council will hold graveside military honors.

Online condolences may be made to the family by visiting: www.snyderfuneralhomes.com