~~Frank Frederick Lehr, age 55, of Millersburg, Ohio passed away Thursday evening, October 29th, 2015 at his home following an extended illness. Frank was born December 11th, 1959 in Elizabeth, New Jersey and was the son of Frank Henry and Veronica (Shevok) Lehr.
Frank worked for WKLM radio and also for Electric Cable TV. When he worked for television, he was proud of the fact that he got to meet Henry Kissinger, Burt Reynolds, and The Rock. He worked on the OJ Simpson trial for Court TV and even saved Barry Manilow’s life. Frank’s family was his pride and joy, leaving a legacy of love, happiness and lots of laughter behind. He loved to sing Sinatra, he was his biggest fan. Frank was former chair of Parish Council at St Peter Catholic Church of Millersburg where he was also a member. He was a member and past president of the Lions Club, a board member of the Parent Teacher Association, where he was also past president, and a board member of the Killbuck Valley Museum.
Frank is survived by his wife, Debra and their three children, Josh Spector (Andrew Varney) of Millersburg, and Frankie Lehr and Veronica (a.k.a. Gracie) Lehr both of the home; his father, Frank Lehr of Summit, NJ; sisters, Diane Lehr of FL, Janice Sullivan (Mike) of NJ, Vilma Kovacs of TX, Vicki Roberts (Billy) of NJ and Sue Kovacs of NJ; and birth mother, Vilma Kovacs of TX. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends, whom he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his mother, Veronica (Shevok) Lehr and his grandparents.
“I’ve lived a life that’s full
I’ve traveled each and every highway
but more, much more than this
I did it my way.”
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 10:45 am at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Morris Ave, Summit with burial following at St. Teresa’s cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 from 2-4 and 7-9 at Bradley Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 309 Springfield Ave, Summit. For more information or to send a condolence, please visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.