Paul H. Cagwin

March 08, 1939 ‒ July 21, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Paul H. Cagwin, age 79, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Centerburg Pointe Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on March 8, 1939 in Honeoye Falls, New York to the late Hubert and Florence (Hodges) Cagwin. Paul was a service repairman for White-Westinghouse and Columbus Products Company from which he retired after many years of service.  He enjoyed working on and rebuilding classic cars.  But most of all, he loved the time he spent with his family.  Paul was a veteran serving in the United States Navy.

He is survived by his son Jeffrey Paul Cagwin; his daughter Jennifer (John) Drumm; four grandchildren, Connor, Camron, Abby, and Micah; three sisters, Sylvia (Eugene) McCoy, Joyce Harris, Nancy Dudgeon; his brother Dr. Philip (Wendy) Cagwin; and his very good friends Loysetta and Lester Sexton.

In addition to his parents, Paul is reunited with his wife Sandra Cagwin; his granddaughter Katie; and his brothers-in-law Chuck Harris and David Dudgeon.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 10AM until the time of service at 11AM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home (201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050) officiated by Pastor David Fowls.  Burial will be held at 2PM at Oak Grove Cemetery in Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: Capital City Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Dr. #170, Columbus, Ohio 43231.

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  • Jeff and Jennifer, I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing and so soon after your mom. Prayers for you and your families. I won’t be able to make it to the service this time but will be thinking of you all.
    -Sarah Hunter (Barb’s oldest daughter/Sylvia’s granddaughter)

  • We are sorry to hear about Paul’s passing. Paul and Sandy were great neighbors. Treasure all of the special memories. We are praying for comfort for the family.

  • Jeff and Jenny,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Losing your mom and dad so close together, I can’t even imagine. I hope you find peace knowing they are together.

    Colleen & Jeff Gaston

  • You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your love one, it is in times like this that words cannot express the grieving family members go through, cherish the good times and great memories that you had.

  • We are so sorry about the losses your family has suffered. Paul and Sandy are together once again and that will bring you joy, and help you through this difficult time. May it help to know that Paul was a valued member of the DHS Class of ’57 and we always enjoyed get-togethers where they attended. Sending you our deepest sympathy and friendship. Sincerely, Richard (DHS ’57) and Susan Huggins/Fredericktown