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Emmett N. Droll

February 15, 1924 August 29, 2019
Emmett N. Droll
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Emmett Nicholas Droll, 95, passed away peacefully in the presence of family on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria, Ohio.
Emmett was born February 15, 1924 to Veronica (Frankhart) and Joseph Droll. He married Dorothy Augusta (Wilhelm) on August 9, 1945 at St.Mary’s Church, Tiffin, Ohio.
Emmett is survived by his spouse Dorothy; daughters Barbara (Bill) Holden, of St. Petersburg, Florida, Patricia (Bob) Brickner of Lansing, Michigan, Karen Droll of Columbus, Ohio, Marilyn Droll of Powell, Ohio, and son Joe (Pam) Droll (Sandusky, Ohio). There are six grandsons: Jon (Emilee) Brickner, Matt (Megan) Brickner, Greg (Mollie) Holden, Stephen (Kasia) Holden, Jason (Michelle) Droll and Adam Heffelfinger. Twelve great grandchildren are: Liam and Otto Brickner; William Holden; Kelli, Lexi, Cayden, Maci and Brayden Droll; Emmett and Anna Brickner; Ania and Mila Holden.
Emmett was preceded in death by his parents and was the last surviving member of his immediate family that included one sister (Louise Elchert), and five brothers (Richard "Bud" Droll, Martin Droll, Donald Droll, Gerald "Dutch" Droll and Lawrence "Butch" Droll).
He graduated from St.Wendelin High School in 1943 and was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church.
He was a WWll Navy Veteran serving in the Pacific from June 1943 through December 1945.
Emmett and his brothers operated Droll Brother's Sohio in Fostoria for 30 years. He then worked as a custodian in Fostoria City School System until he retired.
On Saturday, September 28, there will be Visitation from 8-10 am, Rosary prayed at 10 am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 at St. Wendelin Catholic Church.
The family of Emmett Droll wishes to extend sincere thanks to the staff at Good Shepherd Home, Bridge Palliative and Hospice, the physicians and caregivers who watched over him and the friends and family members who visited through the years. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be directed to Bridge Palliative Care Hospice or Meals on Wheels.
He lived a simple life centered around hard work, doing the right thing and caring for his family. His legacy and life lessons will live on in the hearts of his grateful family and friends.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com


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8:00 AM 9/28/2019 8:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Rosary Prayed

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28

Sep

10:00 AM 9/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

28

Sep

10:30 AM 9/28/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Wendelin Catholic Church

323 N. Wood Street
Fostoria, OH 44830

St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 OH
United States

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St. Wendelin Catholic Church
323 N. Wood Street Fostoria 44830 OH
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11:45 AM 9/28/2019 11:45:00 AM
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Fostoria, OH 44830

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St. Wendelin Catholic Church
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