Vernon Pfiller

Vernon F. Pfiller Sr., 79 of Wellsville, died February 15, 2014 at Salem Regional Medical Center after a short battle with lung cancer.

Vernon was born in Cleveland OH on May 8, 1934, a son of the late Fred and Elizabeth (Becker) Pfiller. Having lived most of his life in the area he was a graduate of Salineville High School.

Vern was a veteran of the United States Marines, having served in the Korean War.

He worked as a Sales Rep for Western and Southern Life, from which he retired in 2009, and worked at Wal-Mart for 10 years. He was on the Regional Planning Commission in Lisbon, served 9 years as a Salineville Councilman, was a former member of the Salineville Fire Department, and was a member of Clarkson Presbyterian Church.

Vern also enjoyed traveling, hiking, and riding motorcycles.

Vern is survived by his wife Janet (Foreman) Pfiller, whom he married in November of 1976; a son: Vernon F Pfiller Jr. and his wife Missy of Leetonia, two step daughters: Susan Mahon-Miles and her husband Ken of East Liverpool, Sharon D. Hall and her husband Joe of East Liverpool; 5 Step Grandchildren: Shannon Siegferth and her Husband Nate, Shawn Mahon, Zachary Hubbard, Tyler Hubbard, and Ashli Hall; and 6 step great grand children: Aiden Mahon, Isabelle Mahon, Donavan Mahon, Wyatt Mahon, Collin Siegferth and Jaxon Siegferth.

In addition to his parents, Vern was preceded in death by a sister Elinor Hays.

Funeral Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Home on Tuesday February 18, 2014 at 6 pm with Janice Reed, of the church and Jan Douglas former pastor of the church officiating.

Family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home, one hour prior to the time of service.

Family requested that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the Cancer Society in Vern’s name.

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