Roy L. Washer
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BUCYRUS: Roy L. Washer, 91 years of age, passed away on Tuesday at 9:03 am in Maplecrest where he had lived since 2002. Roy was born May 18, 1920 in Oklahoma to the late Melvin and Vera (Sharp) Washer.
He was first married to Ann M. Arnone May 1, 1943, she preceded him in death on Jan. 12, 1980. On Feb. 29, 1984 he married Emma (Pressler) Dicus who preceded him in death on July 12, 1995. In addition, he was preceded in death by son John Joseph, two great grandchildren Lucas Washer and Aaron McCombs, brother Junior Washer, and sister Dorothy Lewis.
Mr. Washer is survived by children Dwayne E. (Marie) Washer of Ontario, OH; Mary Lou (Ron) Raybuck, Mansfield; Kathryn Arnone, Alabama, Rebecca (Bill) Garrett, Crestline; Bonnie (Joe) Pawlowski, MI; Yvonne (Joe) Waring, Columbus; Joanne (Dave) Irey, Galion; Rita (Rick) Davis, Bucyrus; 18 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; numerous step grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Glen (LaJuna) Washer of Amarillo, TX; sister in law Bonnie Washer of Plano, TX; sister and brother in law Mary and Wayne Gardner of Bensonville, IL.
Mr. Washer retired in 1978 from Anchor Swan. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. Roy was a WWII Army Veteran and member of the American Legion Post 181, VFW Post 8999, Amvets #27, and the Bucyrus Moose Lodge.
Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated on Friday at 11:00 am in Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Father John Miller as Celebrant, burial will follow in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday at the Munz-Pirnstill Funeral Home from 2-4 and 6-8 pm. Prayer Services will be held Thursday evening at 7:45 pm. and Military Rites will be provided for by the American Legion Post 181 on Friday. Memorials may be made to the Home Care Matters Hospice or Maplecrest through the funeral home and expressions of sympathy can be left at munzpirntill.com
Published in the Telegraph-Forum on Dec. 21, 2011