Robert T. Schetzel Sr.

June 02, 1924 ‒ October 11, 2004

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Robert T. Schetzel Sr. age 80, of Plaza Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away on Monday October 11, 2004 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born on June 2, 1924 in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania to the late Theodore and Margaret (Hill) Schetzel. Mr. Schetzel retired after 42 years of employment as a tank operator for Pittsburgh Plate Glass. He was a member of the Faith Lutheran Church in Mount Vernon.

He is survived by two sons, Tom (Martha) Schetzel Jr. of Mount Vernon, Ernest James (Barbara) Schetzel of Port St. Lucie, Florida, five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and a brother, William (Caroline) Schetzel of Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife Mary Lou Schetzel (1997), two brothers, Theodore Schetzel, John Schetzel, two half brothers, Donald Schetzel, James McCall, two half sisters, Veronica and Rosemary Jones.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where friends may call from 11 AM till the time of service. Rev. Mark Wildermuth will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 302 East High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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