Joseph Edward Schillig

Born: 02/15/1929 Passed:

Joseph Edward Schillig, age 92 of Louisville, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on January 24, 2022.  He was born February 15, 1929, to the late Curtis and Louise Schillig.  On August 23, 1958, he married his loving wife, the late Veronica Ottle Schillig. Joe attended Kent State University where he obtained his Master’s Degree in Education.  He retired from Louisville High School where he was an Industrial Arts teacher.  Joe was a lifelong active member of Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Harrisburg.  Joe loved playing and umpiring softball.  He took great pride in maintaining the ball fields for Sacred Heart of Mary.  Joe will always be remembered for his sense of humor and willingness to help anyone when needed.  He was exceptionally proud of his large vegetable garden and loved sharing it with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Joe is preceded in death by his first wife, Agnes Bresson Schillig; son, Mark; seven brothers, Vincent, Herman, Leo, Albert, Lawrence, Francis and Martin; and  sister, Pauline Metzger.

He is survived by a brother, Edward and a sister, Edith Rohr.  He was a wonderful father who enjoyed spending time with his family.  He leaves behind four daughters, Bonnie (Kathy) Schillig, Peggy (Bill) Ferren, Cathy (Bill) Goshorn and Anita (Mark) Dolan; three sons, Dan (Dee) Schillig, Dale Schillig and Tony (Brenda) Schillig;  grandchildren, Eric (Dana) Ferren, Adam Ferren, Brenna Dolan, Jenna Dolan, Tyler Schillig, Sierra Jackson, Amanda Jackson, Kyley Goshorn, Hunter Goshorn, Olivia Schillig and Britney Binion; great-grandchildren, Brandon Ferren, Cody Ferren, Sierra Ferren and Marley Clark.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am Thursday, February 10th at Sacred Heart of Mary Church in Harrisburg with Father Miller officiating.  There are no calling hours.  Burial will be at Sacred Heart of Mary Cemetery.


7 Tributes to Joseph Edward Schillig

  1. Pat McMaster says:

    He was one of a kind. Always had a smile and a quick wit. He was a great teacher and a great family man. I had the privilege of having him as a teacher and also as a coworker for the city of Louisville years ago. May the blessings of heaven rest upon all that new him in this their hour of grief

  2. Todd Coffey says:

    Such a wonderful man I do believe if it would have not been for this gentleman I would not have graduated from high school He helped me out tremendously And for that I thank him

  3. Diane Schillig says:

    My deepest sympathy to Uncle
    Joe Schillig family. Prayers

    • Mary Jo McConnell says:

      I fondly remember Joe as a kind neighbor and friend who was always smiling and ready to welcome me into his home. Sincere sympathy to his beloved family. 🙏

  4. Rick Smith says:

    My prayers are with the family may God’s comfort and peace be with you folks ….I enjoyed playing Santa Clause one year for the family ….
    Your friends Rick and Chris Smith of Beloit Ohio

  5. Gwen Cappadona says:

    Sending our sympathy and prays. Joe was a special person, always had a smile and a happy to see grin!
    Thank you Joe for umpiring our softball games at Price Park over the years!
    RIP Joe,
    Buckeye Blues Softball League

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