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Luke Gabrovic

October 8, 1933 — July 8, 2023

Longwood, FL.

Luke Gabrovic


   Luke Gabrovic, an 89-year-old resident of Longwood, Florida, passed away on July 8,


   Luke was born on October 8, 1933, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He completed his

education at the University of Wisconsin, majoring in Mechanical Engineering. Luke

proudly served in the Korean War before embarking on a successful career as an

engineer at the General Electric Company. During his time there, he received the

esteemed Snoopy Award for his contributions to NASA's Apollo program. After retiring,

Luke dedicated his time and energy to the Seminole County School System, where he

worked with special needs students. He also volunteered at Wekiva Elementary School,

exemplifying his passion and caring spirit.

   Luke is preceded in death by his parents, Lucas and Marie Gabrovic, as well as his sister,

Audrey Gabrovic.

   He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Annette, and their sons, John (and wife

Bogi), Matthew (and wife Julie), and Mark (and wife Kelly). Luke is also survived by his

brother, Jerry (and wife Lucy), and his grandchildren, Grace (and husband Chad),

Amelia, Lucy, Lucas, Benjamin, Bella, and Brea.

   Funeral services will take place on July 29, 2023, at 11:00 am at Highland Funeral

Home, located at 3329 E. Semoran Blvd., Apopka, FL 32703.

   In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

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Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, July 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:30 pm (Eastern time)

Deacon Jim Shelly Officiating services

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