Gregory ""Kroger"" Kane, age 90 of Ridgway died Monday, April 26, 2010 at the Harrisburg Medical Center. Kroger as most knew him was born on November 17, 1919 in Ridgway to the late Ed and Elfreda (Wenzel) Kane. He served his country in WW II in the United States Army. Greg retired from the Olin Corporation in Alton, IL. He was married to the former Pat (Dempsey) Kane who preceded him death. Greg was a faithful member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway, was a member of the Ridgway American Legion and VFW where he served many years on the Honor Guard. Greg loved horse racing, Cardinal Baseball and driving around town making his usual stops. He will be greatly missed by the community. Greg is survived by a sister Amelia Checki of Wisconsin, granddaughter, Lisa Montgomery of Equality and many Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral mass for Greg will be on Thursday, April 29, 2010 at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ridgway with Fr. Mark Stec celebrating mass. Viewing for Greg will also be on Thursday, from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway. Interment will be at the St. Joseph Cemetery in Equality with military rites by the Ridgway American Legion and VFW