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John Sherman "Jack" Lasher
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1928
Kittanning
Armstrong County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1962
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

John Sherman "Jack" Lasher, A Kittanning native died at 6 p.m. Monday (Feb. 12, 1962) at Dallas, Tex., where he had made his home for the past 13 years. John Sherman "Jack" Lasher, 33, of Dallas died as a result of severe burns suffered last summer when his home exploded. The blast was caused by leaking gas in the home where he was alone and asleep. About 90 percent of his body was burned in the mishap. The deceased was a painting contractor in Dallas. He was formerly employed by his father at Kittanning. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Lasher of 1122 Orr Ave., Kittanning, who survive. Also surviving are his wife Neoma and two daughters, Danica, 12, and Jackie, 7, of Dallas, brothers Albert Lasher Jr. of Kittanning, Norman Lasher of Kittanning, James Lasher of the U.S. Marine Corps, sisters, Mrs. Betty Yount of Cleveland, Ohio, Mrs. Jeanne Crissman of Templeton RD l. Funeral services will be held at the Suggs funeral home, 1001 Second Ave., Dallas on Thursday or Friday, pending the arrival of relatives from Kittanning.

From: The Simpson's Leader-Times, Kittanning, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday February 14, 1962, Page 2

Funeral services for John Sherman Lasher, 33, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Suggs Funeral Chapel. Burial in Grove Hill Memorial Park. Survived by wife; two daughters, Danica Lasher and Jacqueline Lasher of Dallas; parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Lasher of Kittanning, Pa.; three brothers, James R. Lasher of the U.S. Marines, and A. T. Lasher Jr. and Norman L. Lasher of Kittanning, and two sisters, Mrs. George Crissman of Kittanning and Mrs. Arley Yount of Cleveland, Ohio.

From: Dallas Morning News, Dallas, Texas, on Thursday February 15, 1962, Section 4, Page 5
 
 
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 Parents:
  Albert Theodore Lasher (1900 - 1975)
  Ethel Marie Heasley Lasher (1903 - 1987)
 
 Spouse:
  Neoma Manning Lasher-Bowers (1927 - 2014)*
 
 Children:
  Jacqueline Sue Lasher (1953 - 2000)*
 
 Siblings:
  Albert Theodore Lasher (1926 - 2005)*
  John Sherman Lasher (1928 - 1962)
  Jeanne Wilmeda Lasher Crissman (1934 - 1995)*
  June Roberta Lasher (1934 - 1935)*
  James Richard Lasher (1935 - 2006)*
  Norman Lee Lasher (1940 - 2017)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grove Hill Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec: 154 Lot: 1 Space 5
 
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Record added: Feb 10, 2011
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John Sherman Jack Lasher
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