Herman O. Gorrell

January 16, 1929 - April 17, 2017
Herman O. Gorrell

Herman O. Gorrell, 88 of East Liverpool, Ohio passed away at his home Monday, April 17, 2017.

He was born in Weirton, WV on January 16, 1929 a son of the late Joseph and Garnet (Ankrom) Gorrell. Living most of his life in this area, Herman worked as a supervisor for the Ferro Corporation for 38 years before retiring in 1991. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving during the Korean Conflict, a member of the VFW #66 and the American Legion Post #121 of Chester, West Virginia.

He is survived at home by his wife Jean (Heckathorn) Gorrell whom he married October 2, 1953; two sons: Steve Gorrell and his wife Barb of Calcutta, OH and Joseph Gorrell of East Liverpool, OH; a son-in-law: Ron Wolfe of Rogers, OH; grandchildren: Luke, Matthew and Samantha Gorrell, Eric Gorrell and his wife Trisha and Melissa Porter; great grandchildren: Erica, Joey, Brittany and Celeste and one great great granddaughter: Aleigh.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter: Sherry Wolfe; one brother: Carl Gorrell; two sister: Norma Rose Hawthorn and Ruth Elizabeth Owen and a grandson: Patrick Gorrell.

Services will be held at the Calcutta Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2 PM with Pastor Bill Wagner officiating. Burial will take place in Columbiana County Memorial Park where the Tri-State Burial Group will accord full military honors.

Family will be present to receive friends at the Calcutta funeral home on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.

Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.martinmacleanaltmeyer.com or by visiting the funeral homes Facebook page.


Service

Friday, April 21, 2017
2:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

Burial

Friday, April 21, 2017

Columbiana County Memorial Park - Directions
16078 Irish Ridge Road
East Liverpool, Ohio 43920
330-385-2190

Visitation

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes Calcutta Chapel - Directions
15872 St. Clair Avenue
Calcutta, Ohio 43920
330-382-0600

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  • April 19, 2017
    carl gorrell jr says:
    I'm sorry for your loss . him and his sisters and brother are together again with their parents. I don't know what else to say . as I know there are NO words of comfort right now

  • April 19, 2017
    April Halstead Foutts says:
    Many prayers for you all, Uncle Herman was a wonderful man and will be sadly missed by all that knew and loved him. Hugs and love to all.