Gary Richard Tocin, 63, of Harrisburg, passed away Wednesday, August 28, 2019.
Gary was born August 3, 1956 in Lackawanna, New York to the late George Richard Tocin and the late Charlotte Kasprzak Tocin. He was also preceded in death by sister, Sandra Tocin Miterko and great nephew, Jack Corbett.
Gary was a fun-loving husband and dad. He had a passion for painting. He enjoyed gambling, especially playing poker and slots. Gary was very good at shooting pool. He loved traveling and Crock-Pot cooking. Gary was also a big supporter of the Buffalo Bills.
Survivors include beloved wife of 8 years, Cheryl Anne Thiel Tocin; daughter, Danielle Tocin Marchitte and husband, Christopher, of Eden, NY; son, Geoffrey Tocin of Eden, NY; stepson, Alexander Pulley of Harrisburg, NC; grandchildren, Alexis, Isabelle and Skyler Marchitte, all of Eden, NY; sister, Beverly Tocin Mosgeller and husband, Ronald, of Hamburg, NY; nephew, Craig Mosgeller; nieces, Cheryl Mosgeller, Kimberly Mosgeller Corbett and husband, Patrick, Lori Miterko and Lisa Miterko; great nieces and nephews, Chad Gechoff and wife, Jessica, Chase Gechoff, Alexander Corbett and Hannah Miterko; great-great nephews, Cameron and Dominic Gechoff; sisters-in-law, Lindy Thiel Pfeffer and husband, David, of Eden, NY, and Melissa Thiel Ferraro of Hamburg, NY; nephews-in-law, Daniel Pfeffer and Christopher Thiel; nieces-in-law, Kimberly Pfeffer, Jennifer Ferraro, Maria Ferraro and Allison Ferraro.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm, prior to the service at the funeral home. A memorial service in celebration of Gary's life will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Hartsell Funeral Home of Harrisburg, officiated by Rev. Tim Newton.
Memorials may be made to Humane Society of Concord and Greater Cabarrus County, 2010 Wilshire Ct SW, Concord, NC 28025.
The family has requested no flower for the service.
Hartsell Funeral Home of Harrisburg is serving the Tocin family.