LICHWA, Gary, 59, of Pickerington, OH, died on Saturday, December 1, 2012, at his home with his family by his side.

Born in Wheeling, WV, to the late Thomas and Vivian Lichwa.

Gary worked 26 years as a Engineering Supervisor at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Marge; sons, Michael (Courtney) and Bryan (Michelle); grandchildren, Ava, Luke, Landon, and Sophia; brothers, Mark (Kathy) Lichwa of Wheeling and Wayne (Michelle) Lichwa of Hilliard; sisters, Carol Lichwa of Wheeling and Diane (Tom) Rhodes of Bridge port; and numerous nieces nephews and wonderful friends.

Friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Road North, Pickerington, where a memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday.

Donations can be made in Gary’s memory to Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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