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GAY, O. Vernon

GAY, O. Vernon

GAY - O. Vernon Of Akron, NY, age 78, February 28, 2017, loving husband of Jean (Bliss) for 55 years; proud father of JoAnn (late Phillip) Soro, Jeffrey (Ellen) Gay, Kevin Gay, Kelly (Wendy) Gay and Robert Gay; loving grandfather of Stephanie (Adam) Hilarie, Megan and Charles Soro, Scott, Keith, Kevin, Derek, Ashley and Allyson Gay; dear brother of Frank (Dorothy) Phillips, Velma Overholt, Richard (Donna) Gay, Louise (Patrick) Outten, Helen Collura and Michael; dear uncle to many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by several siblings. Vern attended Lancaster High School and was an All Star member of their 1955 and 1956 "Redskins" Teams. He retired from Frontier Stone (LaFarge) where he had been a blaster for many years. His greatest passion and joy other than his children was coaching youth baseball and football, which he did for over 15 years in Alden. Friends and family may call from 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Friday, March 3 at Ross Funeral Home of Akron, LLC, 10 Eckerson Ave., Akron, where a Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 4 at 10 AM. Please visit rossakron.com.

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