Mentor, Ohio

1935 - 2019


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83, of Mentor, passed away April 5, 2019 at Heartland of Mentor surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 11, 1935 in Walnut Creek, PA. Bruce was a retired Chemistry Professor who was adored by his students and respected by colleagues. He was an active member of St. Gabriel Parish...

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Mid 60's, Mentor High School, chemistry class, Mr. Whann held our attention with his command of the subject matter and his ability to bring that subject matter to life. One of the most talented instructors I had the pleasure of learning from in my academic career. My sincere sympathy to his family.

I will miss dear Bruce so much! He was genuinely a nice man! Longo's will not be the same

In going through school we had many different teachers. For some, it was just a job. teaching had good hours, summers off and it paid the rent. But occasionally we'd find ourselves in the presence of greatness-- a Teacher spelled with a capital T. Tremendous! Terrific! Terrifying! Teacher! Mentor had some exceptional Teachers-- especially in the science department. Bruce Whann was certainly the best you could ask for in his field. I wasn't "gifted" in chemistry and it was my...

We are very sorry and will miss Uncle Bruce greatly. We are sorry that we will be unable to attend but the family is in our prayers.