OBITUARY

Gary L. Lohr

April 11, 1951April 17, 2021
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Gary L. Lohr, age 70, of Waynesburg, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021 in the Washington Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born April 11, 1951 in Waynesburg, a son of the late Walter Eugene Lohr and Edna Irene Hewitt Lohr.

He was a 1971 graduate of West Greene High School.

On June 22, 1974, he married Carolyn Rogers Lohr who survives.

Gary worked as a detailer for Fox Ford in Waynesburg for 31 years.

He was a member of Oak View United Methodist Church since 2004, where he was a member of the choir. Gary also served as an usher and greeter. He enjoyed singing in the cantatas and playing dartball on the church team.

Gary was an avid fan of the Pirates and Steelers. He loved his grand-dogs Faith, Callie, and Zoey. Surviving in addition to his wife are two daughters, Michelle Gallentine (Chad) and Andrea Kachur (Edward Jr.), both of Rices Landing; two sisters, Karen Howard of Garards Fort and Mary Cunningham (Roger) of Cameron, WV; and three brothers, Walt Lohr, Ron Lohr (Donis) and Lenny Lohr (Patty), all of Waynesburg. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Deceased in addition to his parents is a sister, Leslie Lohr.

A celebration of life service will be held later this year at a time to be announced. Arrangements are entrusted to Behm Funeral Homes Inc., 182 West High St., Waynesburg. Condolences may be offered at www.behmfh.com . Contributions in memory of Gary may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org

  • FAMILY

  • Carolyn Rogers Lohr, Wife
  • Michelle Gallentine (Chad), Daughter
  • Andrea Kachur (Edward Jr.), Daughter
  • Karen Howard, Sister
  • Walt Lohr, Brother
  • Ron Lohr (Donnis), Brother
  • Mary Cunningham (Roger), Sister
  • Lenny Lohr (Patty), Brother
  • Leslie Lohr, Sister (deceased)
  • Walter Eugene Lohr, Father (deceased)
  • Edna Irene Hewitt Lohr, Mother (deceased)
  • Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Services

  • Celebration of Life will be held at a later date

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Pam Varndell Brown

April 21, 2021

So sorry to hear of Gary’s passing. We did not stay in touch after high school, but we would occasionally cross paths when I lived in Waynesburg. He always had a smile and we would have a nice chat. Prayers to his loved ones.

Dale & Brenda Headlee

April 20, 2021

Saddened to hear of Gary's passing. We're sure he will be greatly missed. A gentle man of quiet compassion and strength who loved his family . Praying you'll be able to receive God's rest and peace that passes all we can understand at this difficult time.

Kay Kughn

April 20, 2021

Carolyn,
I am so sorry for your loss. Gary was always a wonderful friend from our school years on. His smile and friendship will be missed. You are in my heart and prayers.

Leigh Lohr

April 20, 2021

It’s always been an honor to be Uncle Gary’s niece. He was always so happy and gave great hugs every time I saw him. He will be remembered fondly.

Susan Curry

April 20, 2021

Carolyn and family. So saddened to see of Gary's passing. Sending thoughts and prayers to all.

Susie Curry

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