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Alfred "Al" DiGregory

March 26, 1917 ~ December 21, 2018 (age 101)

Alfred "Al" DiGregory, 101, of Churubusco, passed away on December 20, 2018, at his home in Churubusco.

He was born March 26, 1917, in Cook County, IL, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Cimaglia) DiGregory.

He lived in Fort Wayne all of his life and graduated from South Side High School.

Al was a four year army veteran of World War II.

In 1950 Al married Evelyn Maxine Gaff in Fort Wayne, where they lived until 1962. They then moved to the Churubusco area. Maxine preceded him in death on May 13, 2015 after 65 years of marriage

He was a member of St. John Bosco Church, the V.F.W., and the Quarter Century Club. Al and Evelyn were awarded The Heart of Gold Award of Whitley County in 1997.

He retired from General Electric in 1982, after 42 years of service.

Al is survived by many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn DiGregory; his parents; two brothers, Victor and August DiGregory; three sisters, Lena Penzone, Helen Colella and Sue Radu; a God-child, Leslie Green.

Calling will take place at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home on Friday , December 28, 2018, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m.. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.. Calling also one hour prior to the mass on Saturday at the Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Saturday, December 29, 2018.

Burial will follow at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.

Memorials to St. John Bosco Church, Churubusco.

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Donations may be made to:

St. Johns Bosco Catholic Church
Churubusco IN 46723

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