James Paul Schlairet Sr.
July 11, 1945 ‒ March 10, 2016
Mount Vernon, Ohio
James Paul Schlairet Sr., age 70, of Mount Vernon passed away Thursday evening, March 10, 2016 at Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. He was born July 11, 1945 in Mount Vernon to the late Paul and Catherine (Cassiday) Schlairet.
Jim was a 1963 graduate of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic High School and a faithful member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He was a retired Computer Analyst. Jim enjoyed antique cars and going to car shows, camping, helping his family with projects and going to breakfast with his classmates from Saint Vincent. His greatest passion was spending time with grandkids and family. Jim will be remembered for his sense of humor and love of life.
Jim is survived by his wife of over 50 years, Mary (Blubaugh) Schlairet, whom he married on November 6, 1965; children, Cathy (Lee) Henthorn, Jim Schlairet Jr., Kevin (Stacia) Schlairet and Eric (Rachel) Schlairet all of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Kyle and Katelyn Henthorn, Tyler, Tim, Carli, Avari, Lillian, Aubry and Mason Schlairet; brothers, Ed (Fran) Schlairet of Georgia, Jack (Mary Jane) Schlairet of Mount Vernon, George Schlairet of Florida and David Schlairet of Columbus; sisters, Marilu (John) McGoldick of Florida, Peg Schlairet of Florida, Kay (Bob) Bostic of Mount Vernon, Pat Schlairet of Florida, Ann Schlairet of Mexico, Susan (Richard) Livingston of Florida and Janet (Les) Anticich of Pennsylvania; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by an infant brother, Tom; infant grandchildren, Matthew, Sarah and Cassiday; and father and mother-in-law, Elmer “Pete” and Margaret Blubaugh.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday, March 14, 2016 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 East High St., Mount Vernon. The Rosary will be recited following the evening visitation.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church with Rev. Father Vincent Nguyen as the Celebrant. A graveside service will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church or the Knox County Relay for Life in Jim’s memory.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.snyderfuneralhomes.com
The Flower-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of James Paul Schlairet Sr.