Charles J Gregorovich, Sr., 92, of St. Marys, died at 7:51 P.M. on Wednesday, January 2, 2019, at Grande Lake Health Center.
He was born July 16, 1926, in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles and Anna (Fiyacka) Gregorovich.
He married Joan Goeller on October 25, 1952, in Cincinnati; she preceded him in death.
He is survived by his four children: Mary (Jay) Ernst of Ft. Loramie; Chuck Gregorovich, Jr. of St. Marys; Ann (Rick) Warnes of Toledo; John Gregorovich of St. Marys.
He is survived by 6 grandchildren; by 4 great-grandchildren; by a sister, Delores Lay of Oregon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Chuck was a graduate of Scott High School in North Braddock, PA. He attended Virginia Military Institute. He retired from Minster Machine Corporation, where he was a mechanical engineer.
He was a veteran of the US Army, having served during WWII.
Chuck devoted his life to his family and his church. He was a very active member at Holy Rosary Parish in St. Marys; a member of the Knights of Columbus; the American Legion; the Auglaize County MRDD Board; the Professional Engineering Association. He enjoyed golfing and fishing in his spare time.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, January 11, 2019, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys, Father Barry Stechschulte and the Very Reverend Jerry Schetter, concelebrants. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Friends may call from 4-8 P.M. Thursday at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, St. Marys, and 9:30 A.M. to 10:30 A.M.Friday, where memorial gifts may be given to the Holy Rosary Church Building Fund or Adopt-A-Student at Holy Rosary School. Condolences may be sent to Chuck’s family via Millerfuneralhomes.net