John W. "Jack" Carraher Sr., age 90, of Sardinia, Ohio and Beverly Hills, Florida, passed away Monday afternoon, January 27, 2020 at his home in Beverly Hills, Florida.
He was born October 14, 1929 in Cincinnati, Ohio, son of the late Vincent Francis and Mary Catherine McCormick Carraher. On January 2, 1948 he married Ada "Boots" Upton and she passed away on January 21, 2009.
Jack worked as a value engineer for General Electric for over 40 years and was a long time farmer in the Mowrystown Community.
Surviving are his children: John W. (Gail) Carraher of Sardinia, Nancy (John) Clements of Batavia, Robert (JoAnna) Carraher of St. Martin, Charles B. (Carol) Carraher of Hillsboro, Mary C. (John) Stricker of Batavia, and Doug (Kristy) Carraher of Sardinia. Also surviving are fourteen grandchildren, John, Jodi, Seane, Shaelyn, Adam, Kelly, Kristi, Mike, Jeff, Jason, Katie, Sicily, Clara, and Hayes; twenty great-grandchildren, two great-great-granddaughters and a brother-in-law, Albert Miller.
In addition to his parents and wife, Jack was preceded in death by his grandson, Dallas S. Carraher, a great granddaughter, Hadley Clements, two brothers, Francis (Agnes Mary) Carraher, Tom Carraher and two sisters Mary Jo Miller and Betty Jane (Verle R. "Duke") Kitsmiller.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 212 S. High St. Hillsboro, Monday, February 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Mike Paraniuk officiating. Interment will follow in the Mowrystown Cemetery, Mowrystown, Ohio.
Friends will be received at Rhoads-Edgington Funeral Home, 138 E. Main St. Hillsboro, Ohio Sunday, February 9, 2020 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm.
If desired, contributions in Mr. Carraher's memory may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, 212 S. High St. Hillsboro, OH 45133.
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