Richard Grubaugh

Richard M. Grubaugh

Saturday, November 23rd, 1957 - Friday, April 30th, 2021
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A Mass of Christian Burial for Richard M. Grubaugh, 63, of Madison Township, will be at 1 PM on Friday, May 7, 2021 at St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, 32114 Vine Street, Willowick. The Rev. Steven H. Breck will officiate at the Mass.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Avenue, Willoughby.

The use of a mask is required and social distancing is encouraged during all publicly attended events.

Mr. Grubaugh passed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at West Medical Center in Willoughby.

Born November 23, 1957 in Cleveland and raised in Willowick, he has lived in Madison Township for the past 16 years.

Mr. Grubaugh was employed as a social worker and spent much of his time taking care of other people. He enjoyed Cleveland sports teams and worked part time at WKKY.

Survivors are his mother, Madeline (Orlando) Grubaugh; sister, Susan Roniger and brothers, David and Thomas (Melissa) Grubaugh; nieces and nephews, Ariana and Eric Grubaugh; Colleen Roniger; Justin (Kyla) Beecham and Ashley Grubaugh and great-nephew, Norman Beecham. He also leaves his longtime companion, Phyllis Duruttya and her family.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard A. Grubaugh.

Final resting place will in All Souls Cemetery, Chardon Township.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Thursday, May 6th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, Inc.
    4154 Clark Avenue
    Willoughby, OH 44094
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  • Service

    Friday, May 7th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Friday, May 7th, 2021 1:00pm
    Saint Mary Magdalene Catholic Church
    32114 Vine Street
    Willowick, OH 44095
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    Rev. Steven H. Breck
  • Interment

    All Souls Cemetery
    10366 Chardon Road
    PO Box 11
    Chardon, Ohio 44024
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The Family of Phyllis Duruttya

Posted at 08:00pm
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are grateful for the care and support he gave Phyllis.
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Alex Toukonen Tonya Cardona

Posted at 01:17pm
In loving memory of Rick from Alex and Tonya
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Tonya Cardona

Posted at 01:04pm
So sorry to hear about Rick’s passing. I worked with Rick for many years. He was always a kind soul. He will truly be missed by many.

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