Glenn M. Rohrer

LEETONIA – Glenn M. Rohrer, 87, of 54 Oak St., died at 10:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Glenn was born May 11, 1925, in Washingtonville, a son of the late James and Pearl Lair Rohrer and had lived in the area all of his life. He served in the U.S. Army in Normandy, Northern France and Central Europe during WWII. He had been employed as a tool maker at Harold Tool, Columbiana, retiring in 1988. He repaired small engines at his home for many years and was an avid gardener.

He is survived by his wife, the former Rita C. Perry, whom he married Aug. 27, 1949; two daughters, Glenna Holisky of Struthers, and Lori (Jim) McLaughlin of Leetonia; two sons, Kevin (Kelly) Rohrer of Manahawkin, N.J., and Thomas Rohrer of Columbiana; eight grandchildren, Gregory, Gianna, George III, Chandra, Megan, Heather, Matthew, and Madison; eight great-grandchildren, Logan, Anthony, Dominic, Adalee, Lexi, Nickolas, Delaney, and Cameron; and a great-great-grandchild, Chase.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Rohrer; three sisters, Doris Altomare, Elizabeth Dattilio, and Malva Rohrer; and four brothers, Alfred, Archie, Chester, and James Rohrer.

A time of visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at the Woods-Rettig Funeral Home in Leetonia.

Memorial contributions may be made to the MVI Hospice, 4891 Belmont Ave. Youngstown, Ohio 44505.

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