Surviving also are adult children and grandchildren: Sherrie, Ray, and Matthew Zagorc of Euclid; Terry Weisgarber of North Royalton, Kathy Weisgarber of Canton, and grandson, Joshua Weisgarber of Massillon.
Vernon was a graduate of Washingtin High School Class of 1943 (70th Reunion this summer) and took great pride in the fact that he played football for Paul Brown and was Captain of the WHS basketball team before he enlisted in the Army and served in the United States and Italy during WWII. A Captain on the Massillon City Fire Department for 26 years (1950-1976), Vernon also worked on his off days as a salesperson at Demmer Hardware and as custodian at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Vernon was a 42-year member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #190 and also Wesley United Methodist Church.
The family wishes to thank the caring staff of The Laurels of Massillon, A Better Home Health Care, Aultman Hospital, Woodlawn, Dr Jyothi Gudla and her office staff, and caring family, friends, and neighbors in Massillon and Euclid for their prayers and support. Thank you also to Rosemary Mays, niece extraordinaire.
Calling hours will be Friday, June 7 from 5-8 p.m. at Atkinson Feucht Hare Funeral Home at 26 2Nd St NE, Massillon, OH 44646. Cremation will take place and a private service and burial will occur at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Vernon’s name to : Washington H.S. Alumni Scholarship Fund-Room H-214-One Paul Brown Dr. SE, Massillon, Oh 44646 or the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15120, Chicago, Illinois 60693.
On line condolences may be made at www.atkinsonfeucht.com.
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