Vern W. Wehr
  • Deep River Congregational Church
    PO Box 246
    Deep River, CT 06417

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“Goodbye, old friend. Thank you, for your help on the long journey. Rest in peace. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Robert Bischoff - New York, NY

“Vern was my math teacher for the 1968-69 & 1970-71 school years -- 8th grade algebra & 10th-grade pre-calculus, the advanced "Honors" track classes....Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Lampros Fatsis - Yardley, PA

“Condolences to Jim, Kathy, Mrs. Wehr and family. From a friend of Jim and Kathy's who appreciated Mr. (and Mrs.) Wehr's kindness and hospitality a...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Rodger Barton - CA - Friend

“We'll miss the kind & gentle man who we enjoyed knowing.Rich & Cathy Billings ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Rich Billings - Deep River, CT

“Mrs. Wehr, Jim, Kathy and entire family. So sorry to hear of Mr. Wehr's passing! Thankful that he is at peace and not suffering anymore! I am...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sheryl Clark - Tucson, AZ

“"Doc" as we knew him was a complete gentleman. Always had a smile on his face. My condolences to his wife and family. May he Rest in Peace. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Ellen Vecchiarello - Danbury, CT

“I had Mr Weir as a teacher while at PMHS. I graduated in 1971 and remember him as a teacher who really cared about his students... May he rest in...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Vinnie Marotta - Aston, PA

“I graduated HS in 1979. Mr Wehr was the operator of the PMHS bookstore, and was in charge of the BOCES Computer Terminal. He started me off with my...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Eric Facey - Newtown, CT

“We will miss you, Vern. We hope there are chipmunks in heaven eating from your hand...Our sympathies to the entire Wehr family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lynne & Dave Westerhoff - CT


Vern W. Wehr, 85, of Deep River, passed away on December 10, 2013 in Middletown, CT. There will be a memorial service to celebrate his life at 3pm on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at the Deep River Congregational Church, Church Lane in Deep River. Vern was born in Sharon, PA to Vern C. and Leona (Mook) Wehr on December 18th, 1927 and raised in the Youngstown area. He married Carolyn L. (Fusek) Wehr on October 18, 1947 in Canfield, Ohio. He graduated from Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA and earned a Master's Degree in Mathematics from Columbia University. He taught High School for over 30 years in Pelham, NY. before retiring. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.
Vern is preceded in death by his parents, and his Grandparents Mark and Anna Wehr, and his sister Donna Mae. Vern is survived by his wife of 66 years, Carolyn L. Wehr, his son James Wehr, his daughter, Kathy Harper, 5 Grandchildren, 6 Great-grandchildren, and his brothers Ralph and Glenn. Memorial contributions may be made in Vern's name to the Deep River Congregational Church, P.O. Box 246, Deep River, CT 06417. To share a memory of Vern or send a condolence to his family please visit www.rwwfh.com . Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.