Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 15, 2011 12:01 pm EDT


HOWARD — Peter R. Less, 76, of Howard, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.

He was born Nov. 21, 1934, in Cleveland to the late Peter J. and Sophie (Turski) Less. Pete retired from the Chicago Title Insurance Co. after 42 years of employment. Pete enjoyed working in his garden and was a historian of the Civil War. He participated in many Civil War re-enactments held around the country.

He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Sandra (Barth) Less; a sister, Jeanette McDonough of Summerville; sisters-in-law, Cathy (Greg) Starkey of Parma and Laura Weisensell of North Ridgeville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Daniel Less; and a nephew, Aaron Weisensell.

The family will observe a private service at a later date. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Peter R. Less.

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