Richard Grohosky

Obituary of Richard Grohosky

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Richard Grohosky - 76, husband of the late Shirley (Brower) Grohosky of Spring City passed away on Sunday May 14, 2023. Born on February 11, 1947, in Phoenixville, he was the son of the late Mary Alice Garberson. After his mother passed away, he was raised by his grandparents, the late Anthony and Alice (Bickhart) Cypironoski, and many aunts and uncles whom he loved and adored. He was a 1966 graduate of Phoenixville High School. After graduation, Rick worked for many years at AP Desano and Son until their closing, then worked for Precision Tube, and later 3M (Wendt Dunnington) where he retired.

Rick was born and raised on the North Side of Phoenixville and was proud of where he came from. During his younger years he loved exploring and hanging out with his buddies at Black Rock Dam and exploring the tunnel. Rick loved adventuring and continued taking walks and exploring the area up until a few years ago. He loved taking pictures of everything and anything. He had a passion for anything Science, loved the Blob, Star Trek, Star Wars, looking at the stars and traveling to the beach. Later in life he developed a love for painting and used his talents to create scenes of the river and the canal. Most of all Rick loved his group of friends and time spent at Dunkin Donuts in Phoenixville.

Rick leaves behind his daughters, Kimberly Klick (husband Robert) and Ginger Aman (husband Wheeler); six grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his grandson: Robert (Bobby) Klick Jr.

In honor of Rick’s wishes, services will be held privately at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Ricks memory to (Phoenixville)

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All arrangements are being handled by Shalkop, Grace & Strunk Funeral Home, Inc Spring City, PA.

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