Jack Walter Mullholand, 93, of Fremont, passed away at home on May 21, 2018. He was born July 20, 1924, in Adrian, to Harold and Helen (Gibson) Mullholand.
Jack is survived by his daughter, Joan (Michael E.) Guthrie, North Royalton; grandchildren, Laura Guthrie, Nicole Guthrie and Michael S. (Ashley Roddy) Guthrie; and great-granddaughter, Avery Lynn Guthrie.
Jack married Lola M. VanAtta on May 27, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 18, 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents; son, Jack “Bus” A. Mullholand and daughters, Beverly and Jane Mullholand; twin brother, Joseph Mullholand; siblings, Jim Mullholand and Ruth Reister.
He was a 1942 graduate of Carey High School and received his pharmacy degree from Ohio Northern University in 1950.
Jack served in the U.S. Navy on the U.S.S. California during WWII and was awarded the Pacific Theater Ribbon (3 Stars), American Theater Ribbon, WWII Victory Medal and Philippine Liberation Ribbon (two Stars). While stationed on the U.S.S. California he logged in more than 101,000 miles while circumnavigating the world and received seven battle stars. They sailed from San Francisco to Singapore to Cape Town, South Africa and returned to Philadelphia.
He was a Pharmacist at Peck Drug then Revco Drug until he retired in 1986.
Jack was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church where he was an usher for many years. He was also a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and a member of the SJCC Boosters, Elks, American Legion, Moose and Eagles. Jack enjoyed fishing and playing cards.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 29, from 4-7 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, Fremont. Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday, May 30, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fremont. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery with military honors provided by the V.F.W. and American Legion.
Memorials may be sent to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan Street, Fremont, OH 43420.
Online Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com.