John F. Weissgarber

March 26, 1925August 20, 2014

WEISSGARBER, John F. passed away August 20, 2014 after a 6 month battle with illnesses. John was born March 26, 1925 in Mansfield, OH to the late Catherine and Martin Weissgarber. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, stationed in France, Germany, and the Battle of the Buldge. John earned a BSIE from Ohio University in 1950 where he was president of Phi Kappa fraternity his senior year. He met his future wife, Pat Cook, while at Ohio University. They have been married 63 years. John was a self-employed manufacturer’s rep, designing and selling customized conveyor systems. He had been Scout Troop 22 Committee Chairman, President of Bellbrook Band Boosters, a USAF Museum volunteer, Finance Coordinator for Queen of Apostles Community, Treasurer for the Bellbrook Historical Society, and a QA Seniors Coordinator. John and Pat enjoyed traveling in their motor home, camping, boating, playing cards, friends and neighbors, QAC, and golfing with buddies. He is survived by his beloved wife, Pat; sons John S. Weissgarber of Bellbrook, OH and David M. (Kathy Crawford) Weissgarber of Loveland, OH; a brother, Tony (Ruth) of San Antonio, TX and many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 10-11 am, Saturday August 30, 2014 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Queen of Apostles Catholic Church, 4435 East Patterson Rd. Beavercreek, OH. If so desired, contributions in John’s memory may be made to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, OH 45420. TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-FAR HILLS CHAPEL, in care of arrangements. On line condolences may be sent to


  • Visitation Saturday, August 30, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 30, 2014

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Barb and Dave Henkaline

August 30, 2014

Dear Pat and Family, Barb and I have many fond memories of John's wonderful smile and laughter. We are deeply sorry for your loss and pray for hearts to heal.

Barb and Dave Henkaline

Bill & Evie Swartz

August 28, 2014

We are so sorry, Pat. John was a wonderful person. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Bill and Evie Swartz

Lori Crissinger-Deen

August 28, 2014

Dear Weissgarber Family.
I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Ann Blaeser

August 28, 2014

Oh, we love that picture of John in his cowboy hat! What a guy, loving, warm and compassionate. Loved those nights of playing poker lots of fun and laughs with John and Pat! What a great couple. Love and hugs to Pat. He was a handsome dude! God speed John. Ann and Paul Blaeser

Janice & George Kroener

August 25, 2014

Dave, our heart goes out to you and your family.

Love, Janice and George

Gregory Cecere

August 24, 2014

Dear Pat & Family - John was a wonderful man, always bright and cheery whenever I saw him in chapel on Sunday or at any QC event. He was more like and older brother that friend and I will miss him dearly. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Deacon Greg