Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Quentin Edward Pitcher

Quentin Edward Pitcher, 78, of 69 Smiley Gardens, Shelby, died Saturday morning, November 8, 1997, at his home after an extended illness.

Mr. Pitcher was born November 22, 1918 in Attica, Ohio the son of the late Clayton and Mary Louise (Gooding) Pitcher. He built many homes in this area working as a bricklayer and stone mason with Local 40 Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen Union in Mansfield. He was a member of Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church and was a life member of the Shelby Knights Of Columbus Council #1968, life member of the Plymouth Owls Nest #4009, and life member of Shelby AMVETS Post # 13. As a young man, Mr. Pitcher fought many forest fires with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a veteran of World War II serving with the Air Force reserve as a combat engineer.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth L. (Racer) Pitcher , whom he married on July 20, 1939; a daughter and son-in-law, Caryl and Ronald Schull of Gahanna.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church in Shelby with Father John C. Missler, officiating. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Memorial may be made to the church.

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