Evan Charles Gerish

November 1, 1938October 1, 2021

Evan "Chuck" Charles Gerish, age 82, of Northville, Michigan passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021. Chuck was born November 1, 1938 to his parents, Arthur and Catherine.

Beloved husband of Susan Gerish. Loving father of Deborah Gerish, Jeff (Shelly) Gerish and Kelly (Michael) Chabala. Cherished granddad of Nolan Gerish, Gabrielle Chabala and Emma Chabala. Dear brother of the late Arthur (late Jan) Gerish and the late Janet Gerish.

Chuck will be truly missed by many loving family members and thoughtful friends.

Chuck was an honorable man and will be remembered for his kind and gentle spirit and his steadfast love of God. He was a proud Navy veteran and will receive military honors.

Donations may be made to Grace To You, Pastor John MacArthur.

Thank you to all family and friends for your generous time, love and prayers.

A visitation for Chuck will be held Wednesday, October 6, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM with sharing of memories at 7:00 PM at Harry J Will Funeral Home, 37000 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152.

A funeral in state will occur Thursday, October 7, 2021 from 10:30 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM, 37000 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia, Michigan 48152. Chuck will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared below for the Gerish family.


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

  • Eulogies and Sharing of Memories

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

  • Funeral In State

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 7, 2021


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Paul Berkey

October 13, 2021

Susan, please accept my sympathies on the loss of you beloved Evan. Warm Regards, Paul Berkey

Elaine and Maurice Lteif

October 4, 2021

Chuck was always such a kind and loving friend. Maurice and I will miss his way of making us feel so welcomed and loved!Rest in peace dear Chuck