GRESH, John W.
John W. Gresh, 94, of Palm Desert, CA, formerly of Unionville, husband of the late Evelyn (Romano) Gresh, passed away peacefully Tuesday, November 13. Born in Unionville, October 22, 1918, son of the late Andrew and Katherine (Valigorsky) Gresh. Prior to retiring, John was the Golf Course Superintendent at Sands Point Country Club in Port Washington, NY for over 30 years and was an avid golfer. He was a United States Army veteran of World War II. John is survived by his two brothers, Paul J. Gresh of Planstville and Daniel B. Gresh of Bristol; two step-daughters, Rita Holmes and Judy Sacente both of Palm Desert, CA; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call at The Ahern Funeral Home, 111 Main St., Rt. 4, Unionville on Tuesday (November 21) from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Funeral procession from The Ahern Funeral Home will be at 9:30 a.m. followed by the Funeral Liturgy in the Church of St. Mary Star of the Sea, Unionville. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Avon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas 66675. To send online condolences to the family, please visit

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Published in The Hartford Courant from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2012