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Eugene Gombash, Sr
Eugene Gombash, Sr. age 90, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into eternal life early Wednesday morning, November 22, 2017 at Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center. He was born December 3, 1926 in Ai, Ohio to the late Julius and Mary Gombash. On October 22, 1955 he married Lois Sherman.
Gene was a life-long farmer and was a member of the Fulton County Farm Bureau and life-member of the Swanton Elks Lodge. He served as a Township Trustee for Fulton Township for 12 years and loved to play Bingo.
Gene is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Lois; children, Mary (Bud Crosby) Gombash, William "Willie" (Polly) Gombash, John Gombash, Eugene "Dino" (Laurie) Gombash, Jr. and Joe (Ann) Gombash; and 11 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law, Amelia Hartbarger and Dolores Cluckey.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, James, Joe and Julius Gombash.
Family and friends may visit Sunday, November 26th from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton. Funeral services will be held Monday, November 27th at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home, with Father Adam Hertzfeld presiding. Interment will follow at St. Richard's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center.
Residence: Swanton, Ohio
Visitation: Sunday, November 26th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton
Funeral Service: Monday, November 27th at 11:00 am in the Funeral Home
Interment: St. Richard's Cemetery
So sorry to hear of your loss within your family. Swanton area residents much benefited from his dedication to his community. May God comfort you during such a difficult time.
Jim Guy Nov 30 2017 12:00 AM
Gombash Family. So to the loss of husband ,father and grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be missed by all
Joel & Jana Babcock Nov 27 2017 12:00 AM
Sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you
Rick and Carole Ueberroth Nov 26 2017 12:00 AM
We are sorry for your family's loss The memories Eugene (Charles) and your family through high school I will never forget.
Jeff and Shirley Overmyer Nov 25 2017 12:00 AM
I have so many fond memories of being around this family. Such a sweet quiet man was my impression. I never heard him raise his voice or seem irritated at us. (Lord knows he had reason too!) Sending hugs to all of you, especially Lois! You are all in my thoughts and prayers! Patty Carroll
Patty Carroll Nov 25 2017 12:00 AM
Mary and family, I am sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
Linda Edelman Pezzino Nov 24 2017 12:00 AM
I am very sorry to learn of Gene's passing. He & his family often shopped at the Burkey Market in Ai, Ohio. Penny Burkey Reder
Richard M. Reder Nov 24 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Gombash family, deepest sympathy. Let God's promise soften the grief. The Lavers
John W. and Carla Laver Nov 24 2017 12:00 AM
I'm very sad to hear this. Many prayers for the family.
Mary Cowden Croley Nov 23 2017 12:00 AM
Eugene will be missed by all that knew him !! May our Loving Lord wrap His arms around all of Eugene family and friend's for the many days and month's to come ! So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers
Bonnie & Ron Holdeman Nov 22 2017 12:00 AM