Roger P. Griech

Roger P. Griech, age 58, of 31361 Portland Mills Rd., Ridgway, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 at his residence. He was born Oct. 14, 1954 in Baltimore, Md., son of the late Paul J. and Helen A. (Neely) Griech. He had resided in Portland Mills for most of his life and was a 1972 graduate of the Ridgway High School. He was a Catholic by faith. Roger was a past member of the American Legion and the Moose Club in Ridgway. He had been employed by Motion Control Industries for many years. Surviving is one brother, Gerald P. Griech of Ridgway; a nephew, Paul J. Griech of Ridgway; Uncle Fred and Aunt Jane Griech of Tallmage, Ohio; Aunt Helen Lentz Griech of Wellingboro, N.J.; as well as numerous cousins. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, John and Bessie Griech. A memorial service for Roger P. Griech will be held at a later date. Burial will be in St. Leo Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Memorials, if desired, may be made to St. Leo Catholic Church. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Thompson Funeral Home.