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Joseph L. "Joe" Ehret, age 67 of Perry Township, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021, following a sudden illness.


He was born May 17, 1954 in Columbus, the son of the late James and Norma (Blackburn) Ehret. Joe retired from the Timken Co. and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Canton and the Stark County Bicycle Club. Other than riding his bicycle, Joe also enjoyed riding his motorcycle.


Joe is survived by his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Ehret; sons, Dan Ehret of Massillon, Steve (Kat Frances) Ehret of Canton; sister, Deborah Winston of Grove City; brother, Michael Ehret of Wadsworth; grandchildren, Emery and Margo.


Family and friends may call Sunday, July 18th, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Williams Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church with Monsignor Frank Carfagna as Celebrant. Private entombment will be in the mausoleum at Calvary Cemetery.


As Joe and Becky are both transplant recipients and this holds a special meaning to them, that in lieu of flowers, we would request donations be made to: Transplant Greatest Need Fund, Fund #314256 at or by mail to: Ohio State University Foundation, P.O. Box 710811, Columbus, OH 43217-0811.