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Gregory Dushane, IHM Associate

Gregory L. Dushane, age 68 of Sylvania, Ohio, formerly of Monroe, passed away Friday, November 10, 2023, at the Rosary Care Center in Sylvania.

Born May 28, 1955, in Monroe, Greg was the son of the late Merle and Evelyn Jean (Jack) Dushane.

A 1973 graduate of Monroe High School, Greg was a member of Monroe Council 1266 Knights of Columbus, an associate member of the SSIHM, and a former member of St. Michael Catholic Church where he was involved in its “We Care” program.

Greg was a fan of University of Michigan Football and Detroit Tigers Baseball and enjoyed socializing with friends and neighbors.

Greg is survived by a brother, Mark (Joan) Dushane of Lambertville, MI and a special niece, Sally (David) Birkmeier; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Greg was preceded in death by his father; his mother, Jean Toeppe, and step-father, Donald Toeppe.

Bacarella Funeral Home is assisting the family with cremation, burial, and funeral arrangements. A Memorial Mass will be held at the Rosary Care Center Chapel located on the Lourdes University Campus in Sylvania. The date and time of service will be made available via the funeral home website.

For the wonderful care and compassion given to Greg preceding his passing, the family would like to thank Jeanine at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, and the staff at Rosary Care Center.

For anyone wanting to make a donation in Greg’s memory, the family suggests supporting Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Monroe Council 1266 Knights of Columbus or Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

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