John F. Schillinger Jr.

July 20, 1928 ‒ November 18, 2003

Mount Vernon, Ohio

John F. Schillinger Jr. age 75, of Mount Vernon, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday November 18, 2002. John was born July 20, 1928 in Akron to John F. Schillinger Sr. and Anna M. (Strapp) Schillinger. He was a 1946 graduate of West High School in Akron and received his B S degree in Agriculture from the Ohio Sate University in 1951. John and his wife Patricia maintained a Jersey dairy farm near Savanna in Ashland County for 25 years before moving to Mount Vernon in 1976. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon. John was a 50-year member of Ohio Lodge #199 F&AM in Bladensburg and was a member of Glenwood Chapter Order of Eastern Star in Bladensburg. John was a former member of the Oriental Masonic Lodge in West Salem and was Past Patron of Garfield Chapter, Order of Eastern Star in West Salem. He had been a member of the HiLo Campers Club and was a former member of the Jersey Cattle Club of Ohio.

Surviving are his wife Patricia (Whitacre) Schillinger whom he married July 12, 1957: his son J. Frederick (Lisa) Schillinger III of Gambier and 3 grandchildren Jennifer Schillinger, John F. Schillinger IV, and Krystine Schillinger all of Gambier.

Friends may call Friday from 5 to 7 PM at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon where Ohio Lodge #199 F&AM will conduct memorial services following the calling hours. Graveside funeral services will be Saturday at 10:30 AM at the Rose Hill Burial Park in Fairlawn, Ohio.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Gambier, College Township Volunteer Fire and Rescue.

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