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Victor J. Fantin

June 13, 1932 - July 11, 2022
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Victor J. Fantin, 90, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Monday, July 11, 2022 in Cleveland Clinic-Union Hospital at Dover following a brief illness.

Born in Roswell, he was the son of the late John F. and Emma Louise (Visintainer) Fantin and was a 1951 graduate of the former Midvale High School at Midvale.…

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Victor J. Fantin, 90, of New Philadelphia, passed away peacefully Monday, July 11, 2022 in Cleveland Clinic-Union Hospital at Dover following a brief illness.

Born in Roswell, he was the son of the late John F. and Emma Louise (Visintainer) Fantin and was a 1951 graduate of the former Midvale High School at Midvale. Following his graduation, Victor joined the United States Navy and proudly served his country during the Korean War. Following his honorable discharge, Victor started working for the former Gradall Company at New Philadelphia where he worked as a machinist and also a welder. He retired after 39 years of employment.

Victor was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Church at New Philadelphia and an avid outdoorsman. He loved fishing, hunting and was also a former member of the Tuscarawas County Coon Hunters Club.

On May 25, 1957, Victor married the love of his life, Mary “Louise” (Patrick) Fantin, and together celebrated 56 years of marriage before her passing in 2013. Surviving are his daughter, Annitta (Jerry) Flinn; his son, Vincent (Andrea) Fantin; his granddaughters, LeeAnn McMillan and her fiancé, Duane Hellier, Hannah Fantin and Hayley Fantin; his great-grandson, Parker McMillan; his sister, Norma Fantin and his brothers, Daniel (Sharon Stutler) Fantin, and Louis (Ruth) Fantin; his sister-in-law, Shelby Fantin and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and his wife, Victor was preceded in death by a sister, Louise Patrick and his brothers Frank Fantin, Jack Fantine and John Fantin.

Visitation will be held in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia on Monday, July 18, 2022 from 10 to 11 AM and a service celebrating Victor’s life will begin at 11 AM in the funeral home’s chapel with Father Jeff Coning and Pastor John Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in New Cumberland Cemetery where the New Philadelphia VFW will conduct military honors.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, July 18, 2022

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Monday, July 18, 2022

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, July 18, 2022

New Cumberland Cemetery

Address:

, New Cumberland, OH,

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Born: June 13, 1932
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Bert Kohler posted on 7/18/22

To the Vic Fantin family, I want to express my sympathy on the passing of Vic. He was a good family man. Bert Kohler

 

Frankie Robinson posted on 7/16/22

My sincere sympathy to Annitta and family. Always a very pleasant guy as I would occasionally see him shopping. Prayers! Frankie Robinson

 

Bill posted on 7/13/22

May the Lord Bless Vic,Norma, Louie, Daniel and The Family. Amen The William Monte family…Bill and Cathy, Penny, and Rob.

 

Mary Cardani posted on 7/13/22

So sorry to hear about Vic. I worked with him for many years at Gradall. I have many memories of him. Thoughts and prayers to all.

 

Shirley Bitticker posted on 7/13/22

I am sorry to read of the passing of Victor. He was a valued member of my class of 1951 at the former Midvale HighSchool.

 

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum posted on 7/13/22

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Victor J. Fantin, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Navy Veteran, Victor J. Fantin, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

 

Pat &Dave Metzger posted on 7/13/22

Our sincere condolences, the Metzger's

 

Gabriel "Bud" & Ruth Mattevi posted on 7/13/22

Our sympathy to all of his family & may God comfort you in your sadness.

 

Eileen Ren posted on 7/12/22

MY sympathy to the Fantin Family.

 

Shelia (Sizemore) Trachsel posted on 7/12/22

Sympathy to the Fantine family.

 

Melanie L Archer posted on 7/12/22

My deepest sympathy to the Fantin Family...Such nice people...I am sorry for your loss....

 

Jim Day posted on 7/12/22

Sorry for your loss,Wayne Day

 

Terry & Sally Theis posted on 7/12/22

Our deepest condolences to you and your family.

 

Rachel Rudolph Outhosue posted on 7/12/22

I am so sorry for the loss to the family. I spent a lot of time at their home in Mineral City when I went to school with Annitta and always felt very welcome.

 

Vic and Judy Stull posted on 7/12/22

Our deepest sympathy to all the families. You are in our prayers and thoughts. My husband and I both worked with Vic at Gradall. Just talked to Vic about two weeks ago at Wal Mart, had a nice visit. Victor and Judy Stull

 

Marlene Martin Miller posted on 7/12/22

So sorry for your loss!

 

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