Saturday, November 3rd, 2007
Former St. Marys resident Thomas "Tony" Wierwille, 82, of Riviera Beach, Fla., died Nov. 1, 2007, at his home.
He was born Oct. 28, 1925, in New Knoxville, to Raymond and Viola Klute Wierwille. On May 26, 1974, he married Mary Peterson, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Cathy (John) Rupert, St. Marys; three stepdaughters, Margaret (George) Cox, Jupiter, Fla., Katherine Schipper, Durham, N.C., and Deborah Schipper, Columbus; two brothers, James and Ned, both of New Knoxville; a sister, Norma Jean Smith, Wapakoneta; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a granddaughter.
He retired after 37 years at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys. A 1943 graduate of New Knoxville High School, he was a member of First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, St. Marys, Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge 691, Wapakoneta, and Brand's Lake Fishing Club.
Services are 8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Private burial services will be held at a later date.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
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