Saturday, June 13, 2015

Goodbye Grandpa Sharich

John Paul "Mouse" Sharich

1927 - 2015 | Obituary

Our beloved husband and father, John Paul Sharich "Mouse" age 88, passed away on June 10, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born April 18, 1927 to Joseph and Annie Sharich in Murray, Utah. John attended Murray High School where he excelled in football, basketball and track. He was drafted into the army during World War II. When he returned he went to work for Kraft Foods. He met his wife Maxine Bybee and they were married on May 10, 1949. They enjoyed 66 years together. After working for Kraft Foods for 10 years he started his own business with Chevron Oil in 1956 and worked until he retired. After he retired he enjoyed time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife Maxine, children; Gae Lynn Simons (Richard), Paul Sharich (Sheila), LuAnn Johnson (Charlie), Brother Nick Sharich, 8 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers George and Anthony Sharich, sisters Wilma Pappas and Josephine Sharich and granddaughter Jessica Modderman.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Stephanie, Theresa, Mary Kay, Nellie and Dave for the special care they gave.

Funeral services will be held Monday June 15, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Parish, 1375 Spring Lane, Salt Lake City, Utah. A viewing will be held Sunday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Wasatch Lawn Mortuary, 3401 Highland Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah and 1 hour prior to services at the church. Interment will be at Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park.
Published in Salt Lake Tribune from June 13 to June 14, 2015