George Hiotis

Mose Mesre “Uncle Mose” Dies At 77

by George Hiotis on August 2, 2010 at 10:33 am

A well-known Zanesville man who was featured in Conn’s Potato Chip commercials has died. Mose Mesre died Sunday at Genesis Hospice Morrison House. Mesre was known as "Uncle Mose" on the Potato Chip commercial which ran for years on Whiz T-V. Mesre was retired from the Zanesville Times Recorder as a photographer. He also served in the U-S Army. His passions involved researching the history of Zanesville and local pottery. Calling hours are Tuesday from 6:00 until 8:00 pm at the Snouffer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday in the Snouffer Chapel. Burial will take place at the Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery with full military honors. Mesre was 77-years-old.