Andrew Jack Ribosh

Andrew Jack Ribosh Monroe, NCAndrew Jack Ribosh, of Monroe, NC, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014 at the age of 79. He was born in 1934 in the Bronx, NY on November 14th. He was a devoted husband to Marilyn (Flanagan) Ribosh of Edgewaer Park in the Bronx. He served four years in the Navy on the Fred T. Berry Ship out of Newport, RI. He was employed with Standard Brands & Peerless Mohawk in Albany for many years before retiring and moving to North Carolina. He was involved in both Boy Scouts and Knights of Columbus for over 50 years each. He received the Silver Beaver Award which is the highest award in scouting. He is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Marilyn (Flanagan) Ribosh; four children, Andrew Ribosh of Monroe, NC, Debbie Collins and her husband, Kenneth of Waxhaw, NC, Paul Ribosh of Monroe and Raymond Ribosh of Saugerties, NY. He was blessed with three grandchildren, Devin and Nick Ribosh of Saugerties, NY, and Tyler Collins of Waxhaw, NC; and his only brother, Dick Ribosh of Tennessee. Viewing will be held at St. Luke Catholic Church in Mint Hill on Friday, August 22 at 10 a.m. followed by a Mass at 11 a.m. A service will be held at a later date after he is cremated. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Wounded Warrior Foundation, St. Luke Building Fund or Boy Scouts of America. McEwen Funeral Service at Sharon Memorial Park and National Cremation are handling the memorial services. We will all truly miss him and his sense of humor.

Funeral Home

McEwen Funeral Services
5716 Monroe Road Charlotte, NC 28212
(704) 334-6421

Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Aug. 21, 2014