ASHTABULA — Andrew D. Losch, age 79, of W. 46th St., passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Cleveland Metro Hospital.
He was born June 10, 1934, in Cleveland, the son of Andrew and Goldie (Budy) Losch and had lived in Ashtabula over 35 years. He was the last of his generation that immigrated from Germany and Hungary.
Prior to his retirement, he operated Andy’s Auto Body in Cleveland and served as a Deputy Sherriff for Geauga County. He also worked for years as a volunteer baliff for Ashtabula Municipal Court and gave freely of his time and was motivated by a strong desire to be of service to the court and his community.
His survivors include his children, Andrew Donald of Tiffin, Drew of Kirtland, Dean Losch, Dave Losch, Dan Losch of Canal Fulton, and Laura Dems of Broadview Heights; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife whom he married in 1986, Maxine (Myers) Losch on March 14, 1999; a son, Doug Losch; his brother, Albert Losch; and his parents.
Calling Hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m., with a brief Memorial Service to follow at 3 p.m. on Feb. 2nd, at DUCRO FUNERAL SERVICES AND CREMATORY, 4524 Elm Ave., Ashtabula. Friends and family are encouraged to bring stories to share. The Rev. Quincy Worthington, Pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, will officiate.
Contributions may be made to Northeast Ohio Police Athletic League, P.O. Box 632, Ashtabula, Ohio 44005-0632.
Obituary at www.ducro.com and starbeacon.com.