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Mark Steven McPherson

December 21, 1964 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 52)

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June 19, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Funeral Service
June 20, 2017

11:00 AM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

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Mark McPherson, 52, of Canal Fulton passed away June 14, 2017.  He was born December 21, 1964 in Akron to the late Earl and Edna A. McPherson but grew up in Green where he attended school.  Mark honorably and faithfully served in the U.S. Army.  Upon discharge, he followed in his father’s footsteps and pursued a career in masonry.  On the weekends, you would find Mark out back drinking a cold one with the ones he cherished most.


Mark is survived by the love of his life, Jill; son, Steven (Tasha) McPherson; daughters, Amanda (Kevin) Peay and Alicia (Doug Woodworth) McPherson; step-children, Zachary Ramnytz, Alexis (Jason) Bornstine and Abby (T.J.) Gonzalez; grandchildren, Evan, Mason, Owen, Alyssa, Aubrey, Adilynne, James, Hunter, Maxx and Reese; brother, Earl McPherson; sisters, Diane (Bob) Burgoon, Terry (Tom) Biehl and Debbie (Dave) Oravec, step-siblings, Debbi Cook, Doreen Addy, Dennis, Daniel and David Spitznas and Deanna (Paul) Ake; as well as a many other loving family and friends.


Funeral service will be held at 11 A.M. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd. (SR619), Akron, Ohio 44319 with Rev. Dr. John R. Koppitch officiating.  Family and friends may call on Monday from 4 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment will be at Sunset Hill Memory Gardens.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mark’s name to Children’s Tumor Foundation, ATTN: Monique Boucher, 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, New York 10005 ( or you may make a donation to the family c/o Schermesser Funeral Home.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at


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