Gary Thomas Warchock passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Friday, February 19, 2021.
Gary was born in Emeigh, Pennsylvania on October 25,1945 to the late Anthony and Eva Warchock. He is survived by his wife, Angela; daughters Laura (Ernest Jr.) Mazzaferri, Amy (Erik) Onifer and Kari (Ryan) Derryberry; seven grandchildren, Mandy, Ryan, Christopher, Landon, Lexi, Paxton and Payton and three sisters; Patsy Warchock, Claudia Olenchick and JoAnn Farabaugh. He received his undergraduate degree from Cleveland State University and his Masters in Hospital Administration Management from Indiana Northern.
Throughout his life he had several careers; Vice President of Facilities at St. John & St. John Westshore Hospitals, Director of General Services at University of Pittsburgh, Director of Plant Services at University School, Shaker Heights and Hunting Valley Campuses. He was the past President of Greater Cleveland Hospital Association, past President of Rotary International- Westlake Branch, Member of PORCC (Pittsburgh Oldies Records Collector’s Club, Member of Mid-Ohio Boogie Club, member of WOCO (Woodworkers of Central Ohio).
He enjoyed skeet shooting, woodworking, was an avid reader of history, exercising with Silver Sneakers, listening to Doo Wop and spinning records on his Pittsburgh morning radio show- “Rock with the Chock”. Gary boogied his way into heaven and will be watching down on his beloved family and friends that he held near and dear to his heart.