Alfred "Al" DiGregory, 101, of Churubusco, passed away on December 20, 2018, at his home in Churubusco.\n\nHe was born March 26, 1917, in Cook County, IL, the son of Joseph and Josephine (Cimaglia) DiGregory.\nHe lived in Fort Wayne all of his life and graduated from South Side High School.\nAl was a four year army veteran of World War II.\nIn 1950 Al married Evelyn Maxine Gaff in Fort Wayne, where they lived until 1962. They then moved to the Churubusco area. Maxine preceded him in death on May 13, 2015 after 65 years of marriage\nHe was a member of St. John Bosco Church, the V.F.W., and the Quarter Century Club. Al and Evelyn were awarded The Heart of Gold Award of Whitley County in 1997.\nHe retired from General Electric in 1982, after 42 years of service.\nAl is survived by many nieces and nephews who loved him dearly.\n\nHe is preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn DiGregory; his parents; two brothers, Victor and August DiGregory; three sisters, Lena Penzone, Helen Colella and Sue Radu; a God-child, Leslie Green.\n\nCalling will take place at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home on Friday , December 28, 2018, from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m.. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.. Calling also one hour prior to the mass on Saturday at the Funeral Home.\n\nMass of Christian Burial will begin at 11:00, at St. John Bosco Catholic Church on Saturday, December 29, 2018.\n\nBurial will follow at Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.\n\nMemorials to St. John Bosco Church, Churubusco.\n\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.