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Harold P. Zachrich Sr.

January 16, 1936 ~ December 2, 2019 (age 83)

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Harold P. Zachrich Sr., 83, of Fredonia passed away on Monday morning December 2, 2019 in the Sharon Regional Medical Center following an extended illness.

He was born in Leipsic, OH on January 16, 1936 a son of Gilbert and Maud (Leatherman) Zachrich.

Harold served Our Country in the United States Army with the 11th Airborne Division as a Paratrooper enlisting in 1954. He received his honorable discharge on February 7, 1957 having attained the rank of Specialist Grade 3.

He enjoyed flying and loved building remote controlled model airplanes. In the past he had belonged to several Flying Clubs and was also a licensed pilot and enjoyed taking his family for flights. 

Harold leaves behind his children Maggie Pentek and her husband Dean of Garfield Heights, OH, Curly Zachrich of Hadley, PA, Andy Zachrich of Greenville, PA, Will Zachrich and his wife Jamie of Fredonia, twelve grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife the former Margaret L. Kloss whom he married on August 19, 1968 and passed away on April 7, 1997, two brothers and a sister.

Friends may call on from 4:00-6:00PM on Thursday December 5, 2019 at the Sample-O’Donnell Funeral Home 555 E. State Street in Sharon. A funeral service will begin at 6:00PM.

Burial will take place next to his wife at Rickert Cemetery.

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December 5, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sample-O'Donnell Funeral Home
555 East State Street
Sharon, PA 16146

Funeral Service
December 5, 2019

6:00 PM
Sample-O'Donnell Funeral Home
555 East State Street
Sharon, PA 16146

Private Internment

Rickert Church Cemetery
Rutledge Road
Transfer, PA 16154

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