BELOIT, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Dean L. Hetherington, 97, formerly of Beloit, Ohio passed away at home on Monday, October 12, 2020.
Dean was born on March 13, 1923 in Salineville, Ohio to the late Harold M. and Blanche (Wright) Hetherington.
Dean attended Sebring High School graduating in 1942 and received his bachelor’s degree from Youngstown State University specializing as an electrical engineer.
Dean served in the United States Army for three years.
Dean loved work and devoted 89 years working. He worked for Morgan Engineering for 30 years and then Globex Corporation in Canfield where he retired.
Dean was known as a godly man, being a member of Sebring Church of the Nazarene where he taught Sunday School and was a member of the church board.
Dean is survived by his wife, Gladis (Bruey) Hetherington whom he married June 28, 1947, spending 73 wonderful years together; children, Paul (Julie) Hetherington and Dale (Caroline) Hetherington; five grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren and ten great-stepgrandchildren.
Besides his parents, Dean was preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Cameron and Gilda Freshly and two brothers, Harold Hetherington and Kenny Hetherington.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, October 15, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Hetherington and Pastor Mike Kimball officiating. Friends and family will be received the hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Inurnment will take place at Grandview Cemetery, Sebring.
You may sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.
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A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 14 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV.
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