Thomas H. Metzger


Thomas H. Metzger, 88, of Avon Lake, Ohio, passed away April 11, 2020. He was born to Thomas H. and Virginia (nee Hastings) Metzger on May 22, 1931, in Canton, Ohio. Tom proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He worked as a real estate title examiner for more than 40 years in Canton, Sandusky, and Cleveland. 

Tom was an avid reader of history, mystery, and sports books, was a lifelong Cleveland Indians fan and loved his annual trips to Chautauqua Institution. He is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Joan (nee Smith); loving children, Nancy Narayanan (Hari), John T. Metzger (Jackie), and Diane Feinstein (David); cherished grandchildren, Julie Schober, Jared Schober, Natasha Narayanan, Mina Narayanan, Candace Metzger; and his sister, Jane Miller. Tom was preceded in death by his parents; and his brother, William Metzger. 

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Avon Lake Presbyterian Church, 32340 Electric Boulevard, Avon Lake, OH, 44012 or to the Chautauqua Foundation, P.O Box 28, Chautauqua, NY, 14722. 

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