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William Joseph Mohr Jr.

Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 06:10 AM

Posted by Aly Delp

William J Mohr Jr 2William Joseph Mohr Jr., 62, of Oil City, died suddenly but peacefully, surrounded by family at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

Born January 27, 1957, at Fort George G. Meade in Maryland, the son of the late Betty Jean Witherspoon Mohr and William Joseph Mohr Sr.

He lived many places but called Illinois home. He joined the US Army in December 1975 and served until December 1978 as a Specialist 4 in Co D 75th SPT. BN. at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

During his last year of service, he met Teresa Mortimer, who was also stationed at Fort Knox, and were married September 16th of that same year. They celebrated 41 years together.

Upon leaving the service, the two moved to Oil City, where they would settle and make their home.

They had two children, a son, Airman William Joseph Mohr III, and a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth.

Bill had a love of cars and worked as a mechanic at various garages in the area and owned Gold Star Auto.

He enjoyed duck pin bowling at the K of C, collecting tools, Friday dinners with his father-in-law, John, and above all spending time with his grandson Charlie.

Surviving are his wife, Teresa; his daughter Sarah Koerner and her husband Michael; and their son Charles Michael William.

Also surviving are Bill’s siblings, Robert Mohr, Debbie and Bobby Brewer, Beverly Mohr, Susan and Michael Foster, and Cindy Stacy; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, John and Mary Mortimer; his wife’s siblings, Mary Ann and Jim Valentine, Susan and the late Ed Downing, Nancy and Tom Pritchard, Catherine and Ron McNeely, John and Mary Mortimer Jr., Julie and Ken Carson, Patrick and Karen Mortimer; and a very large and loving extended family.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his son, William Joseph Mohr III; and his best friend, Lily.

Family and friends may call at the Morrison Funeral Home for visitation on Monday, October 7, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Stephen Church on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. with the Rev. John Miller presiding. Interment with full military honors accorded by the VETS Honor Guard will be at Calvary Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Venango County Humane Society, 286 S. Main Street, Seneca, PA 16346.

To leave the family a special message, obtain directions, or view other helpful services, please visit www.morrisonhome.com.


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