Gregory Warkoski, age 59, formerly of Bristol Conn., passed away Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at his home in Cumming. Gregory was born in Bristol on Aug. 26, 1957, and was the son of Joan (Frechette) (Warkoski) Modeen of Southington, Conn., and the late Joseph B. Warkoski. He was a Bristol resident until his early 20s, later settling in the Atlanta area. He was employed as a chemical engineer at Solvay Advanced Polymers, Inc. for over twenty years until his retirement earlier in 2016. Gregory graduated from Bristol Eastern High School and the University of Connecticut, in Storrs, Conn. After his graduation from UConn, he worked for several years for Amoco Plastics prior to joining Solvay. During his tenure with Solvay, he was involved in 12 separate patents granted for his work in polymers, fabrics and injection molding. When he was not working, Gregory enjoyed his beloved children, Joseph Warkoski age 21, and Samantha Warkoski age 19 both of Atlanta. Greg also enjoyed watching UConn basketball and loved to cook and was known for his hot salsa. In addition to his children, he is also survived by his mother; his brothers and sisters-in-law, David and Doreen Warkoski of Wolcott, Conn., Jeffrey and Angela Warkoski of Parker, Colo.; and his sister and brother-in-law, Kimberly Warkoski-Bagert and David Bagert of Southington, Conn.; his aunt and Uncle, Dolores and John Black of Farmington Conn.; as well as eight nieces and nephews; and a stepson, Rory Book of Champaign, Ill. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. in the Ingram Funeral Home Chapel. Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com. Sign our online guestbook at forsythnews.com.
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