American Veteran 09

William Roy Mesaros

August 16, 1931 ~ May 11, 2020 (age 88)


William Roy Mesaros, 88, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020 in his residence, surrounded by his family.


William was born on August 16, 1931 in South Bend to Joseph and Celia (Higbee) Mesaros.  He was a retired truck driver who worked for Yellow Freight for 31 years.  William served his country in the United States Air Force, was a member of Teamsters 364 where he was Past President, member of American Legion Post 284, past member of Chain-O-Lakes Conservation Club, member of Citizens of Potawatomie Nation, Notre Dame Football Usher and he loved to fish and hunt.


On May 7, 1983 he married the former Agnes Smith who survives.  Also surviving are his daughters Pennie Sue Mesaros and Katie Jo Mesaros, son William Roland (Jill) Mesaros,  along with two step-daughters Teresa Riffle and Tina Davis, step-son Darrell Clayton, 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, sisters Sandra Warren and Judy Jean Colon and brother Glenn Mesaros.    He was preceded in death by a brother Loren Mesaros, sister (Sandra’s twin at birth) and step-son Dennis Clayton.


Funeral services will be celebrated at 1:00pm Monday, May 18, 2020 in the Zahoran Funeral Home, 1826 Kemble Avenue.   Entombment will follow in Riverview Cemetery.  Visitation will take place Sunday from 1-4 in the funeral home.  Social distancing will be enforced in compliance with health and safety standards.   Viewing is possible through our webcast.  Please visit, click on join a meeting, 574-287-7125 is meeting ID number.  Memorial contributions may be made to Elara Caring Hospice, 2515 N Bendix Dr. #103, South Bend, IN 46628.  To leave an online condolence, visit our website or our facebook page Zahoran Funeral Home.

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May 17, 2020

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

Funeral Service
May 18, 2020

1:00 PM
Zahoran Funeral Home
1826 S. Kemble Ave
South Bend, IN 46613

May 18, 2020

2:00 PM
Riverview Cemetery
2300 Portage Ave
South Bend, IN 46616


Elara Caring Hospice
2515 N Bendix Drive #103, South Bend IN 46628

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