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John Reshan

1926 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John Reshan Obituary
Reshan, John
1926 - 2017
John Reshan, age 91, peacefully moved on to Eternal Grace and Life surrounded by his wife, daughter and grandson on December 22, 2017. He was born on May 25, 1926 to the late Steven and Elizabeth Reshan of Banning, PA. John completed his grade school at Southwood Elementary. After leaving school to support his family, John entered the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and then enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He proudly served in WWII. After the war, John met his wife to be, Faye, while working at Cussin & Fern. He later owned and operated Clark Oil and Certified Oil stations. John was self educated and loved outsmarting the contestants on Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. He also enjoyed bird watching, playing cards, and quality time with his family and grandpups. John is survived by his wife of 63 loving years, B. Faye (Wigal); daughter, Aletha Reshan (Doug Wagner) of Gibsonburg, OH; grandson, Nicholai John Reshan; and grandpups, Rudy and Gibbs; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Steven Reshan, and sisters, Margaret Kerek and Elizabeth Tigyer. A service will be held for John on Thursday, December 28th at 1:30 at the O.R. WOODYARD SOUTH CHAPEL, 1346 South High St. Share with the family at www.orwoodyard.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 27, 2017
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