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Kathy L. Gregorich

August 7, 1957 ~ September 24, 2018 (age 61)

Dundee, OH – Kathy L. Gregorich, age 61, passed away unexpectedly on September 24, 2018.

Born on August 7, 1957 in Orrville, OH to the late Dean and Barbara (McKnight) Shinn, she was a 1975 graduate of Dalton High School and resident of Southwest Stark County since 1981, previously of Dalton.  Kathy was a devoted mother who loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren.  She loved cooking, canning the vegetables that she grew in her garden, and playing board games with her family.  She was also passionate about nature and photography.

Preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, George in December of 2017; brother, Don Shinn; sister in-law, Leta Shinn, she is survived by her children, Mark Gregorich of Navarre, Sarah (Chris) Curtis of Dalton, Bryan (Kelly) Gregorich of Navarre; grandchildren, Ryan and Dylan Gregorich, Hannah and Ethan Farnsworth, Bryce, Blake and Keira Gregorich; sister, Janet (Michael) Schwab of Brewster; brother, Ron Shinn of Dalton; other family and friends.

Friends may call on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Dalton, 44618.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW., Wilmot, OH 44689.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-828-2536)


Donations may be made to:

The Wilderness Center
9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot OH 44689

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