MURRELLS INLET—Charles “Sonny” Grombkowski, 81, loving husband and father, died Sept. 23 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.

Born in Brooklyn, New York, he was a son of the late Charles and Margaret Grombkowski. 

Sonny was a retired U.S. Army veteran with 20 years of service to his country. He was of the Catholic faith and enjoyed bowling, collecting and selling at the flea market. 

He was preceded in death by son Charles Grombkowski.

Survivors include wife Mary Ann Sweeney-Grombkowski; daughter Diane Willcox (Gerald) of Clarksville, Tennessee; sister Dorothy Johnson (Daniel) of Pennsylvania and numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial Mass was held Sept. 28 at St. Michael Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be sent to: All 4 Paws Animal Rescue, 67 Waverly Road, Pawleys Island, SC 29585.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.

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