Myron “Mike” Gerchak, 78, of Sherrills Ford, N.C., passed away Sunday, June 13, 2021, at Abernathy Laurels in Newton, N.C.

Mr. Gerchak was born May 13, 1943, in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was the son of the late Victor and Ann Sawisky Gerchak. He was a graduate of Brooklyn, N.Y., schools and was married to the late Caroline Concetta Bisesti Gerchak. He traveled the world while serving his country in the U.S. Navy. He looked forward to attending the Navy Reunions and was a retired Union Carpenter in New York. He loved fishing and cars, and he had a passion for car shows.

He is survived by a son, Eric Gerchak (Joanna) of Statesville, N.C.; and one brother, Daniel Gerchak of Long Island, N.Y. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Gerchak, who passed away May 28, 2018.

A private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests taking your loved ones to dinner in honor of Mike Gerchak.

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.