Lee Essman Sasscer, 87, died Nov. 17, 2021, in White Plains, Maryland. Born in Washington, DC, Sasscer co-owned A-1 Auto Glass Co. in La Plata, Md. with his oldest son.
He is survived by children, Robin Sasscer Maude of La Plata and Charles Lee Sasscer Sr. of Cottodale, Fla.; brother, Russell Sasscer of Jacksonville, Fla.; grandchildren, Heather Warner, Charles Lee Sasscer, Jr. and Wesley Murray; and five great-grandchildren. Sasscer was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Peggy Louise Finch, and son, Jeffrey Sasscer.
“He dedicated his life to both his pursuit of providing excellent service to the community and being a beloved family man,” his obituary states. “His knowledge and guidance were the foundation of his family. He will be missed by many friends and family.”
Sasscer was buried after a Life Celebration on Nov. 24 at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Waldorf, Md.
The auto glass industry also lost Daniel W. “Boone” Hettrick, 52, owner of Absolute Auto Glass, who died Nov. 21.
A lifelong Hubbard, Ohio resident, according to his obituary, Hettrick opened Absolute Auto in 1999.
He enjoyed time with his family, cooking, hunting, fishing and gardening.
Hettrick is survived by his father, Norman “Bud” and his wife, Linda Hettrick of Hubbard; his mother, Karen Hettrick of Brookfield; his life partner of 26 years, Susan Swogger; stepson, Brandon Harb of Boardman; daughter, Makenzie Hettrick of Hubbard; brother, Adam Hettrick of Hubbard and sister, Lisa Taafe and her husband, James, of Hubbard. Hettrick was preceded in death by his brother, Norman “Buddy” Hettrick.
Arrangements are being handled by the Kelley-Cummins Funeral Home. Per Hettrick’s wishes, services will not be held.