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John Meyer Lerch

December 15, 1932 ~ July 15, 2019 (age 86)


John M. Lerch died on July 15, 2019 at the age of 86, born Wooster, OH, December 15,1932, son of John W. and Clara Ellen (Meyer) Lerch.

He attended Wooster High School and Goshen College, graduation in 1954.

John was employed by a CPA firm, Business Manager of a college, Vice President and Treasurer of an Insurance Agency, Columbus Ohio.  He was tireless in helping others during his lifetime.  His greatest enjoyment was Lerch's Donut Company, a seasonal business begun by his father.

John is survived by his wife Cathy (Penner), daughters Nicole and Natalie, and granddaughter Carmen (Robert, husband). 

Services will be Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Maximo Presbyterian Church in St. Petersburg.

The family gratefully declines any flowers for the service, if desired, a donation can be made to the following organizations on behalf of John.

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Memorial Service
July 27, 2019

11:00 AM
Maximo Presbyterian Church
3200 58th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33712


Maximo Presbyterian Church
3200 58th Ave South, St. Petersburg FL 33712
Tel: 1-727-867-2311

Mennonite Central Committee
21 South 12th Street, Akron PA 17501-0500
Tel: 1-717-859-1151

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