Louis John Gache

Louis John Gache, 87, of Wintersville, Ohio, passed away peacefully at Valley Hospice Care Center, Steubenville, Ohio.

John was born May 28, 1929, in Beaver Falls, PA, a son of the late Louis and Martha (Vasas) Gache.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara (Gache) Fink, and a brother, Michael Gache.

John married his high school sweetheart, Eleanor, and they were married for 65 years.

John served in the U.S. Army in Germany during the Korean War. He graduated from Geneva College with an industrial engineering degree. He then worked for Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel for 35 years, including the position of superintendent of maintenance.

John is survived by his wife, Eleanor (Hanby) Gache; five children, John R. Gache of Leesburg, VA, David A. Gache of Cape Coral, FL, Carole L. (Gache) Sayre of Tempe, AZ, Larry M. Gache of Cincinnati, OH, and Laurie A. (Gache) Hutton of Eaton, OH; a brother, Gary Gache of Beaver Falls, PA; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Everhart-Bove Funeral Home, 685 Canton Rd., Wintersville on Sunday, February 12, 2017, from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Celebration of Life Service will begin at 12:30 p.m. with Pastor Bill Westling officiating.

Send condolences online at www.everhart-bove funeralhomes.com.