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Ernest William Pantages

Ernest William Pantages (1950-2019) passed away gently in his sleep on Sunday, February 17, 2019 with his beloved wife, Lydia and his younger sister, Carol Pantages by his side.  Ernest served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.  He was passionate about his profession of being a N.Y.C. hairstylist and colorist.  His sense of community showed through in his commitment to his ongoing volunteer work with children, veterans and animals in need.  Ernest will be greatly missed by Lydia, his wife of 40 years; his two brothers, Tom and Paul; his sister, Carol; his nephew, William and niece, Shannon.  May his spirit rest in peace.  A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Glen Echo Presbyterian Church, 220 Cliffside Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43202.  The phone number to the church is 614-262-4866.  Condolences may be sent to Lydia at the church.  Please visit to leave the family an online condolence.

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  • Marjorie Stein says:

    My sister Alice and I have wonderful and warm memories of Ernest for over 30 years of him being our beautician. We will always remember his good sense of humor and his kindness in wanting to rescue animals and help needy people in any way he could.
    May he rest in eternal peace. We will miss him very much.

    Marjorie and Alice

  • Jessica Goadec says:

    Dearest Lydia,
    Gerard and I keep trying to believe that Ernest, Full of kindness and love, is no longer with us. He brought sunshine to this world, and we are thinking about you and his Family.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Jessica, Gerard and Christopher Goadec

  • Al and Susan Battaglino says:

    Our sympathy for your loss. Al has fond memories of his friend Ernest.

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