Fred J. Rogina Jr.

Age 85, passed away Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Alden Estates of Shorewood.  Fred was born in Joliet, the son of the late Fred Sr. and Sophie (Maszak) Rogina.  He was a lifelong resident and a graduate of Joliet Central High School.  He served with the United States Marine Corp. as a reservist.  Fred retired from U.S. Steel as an electrician following over 40 years of service.  He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church.

Fred enjoyed the simple things in life, caring for his yard, tinkering in his workshop and an occasional visit to the shooting range.  He also enjoyed cruises and trips to Las Vegas with his wife.

Surviving are his two sons, Mark A. (Kathy) Rogina of Tinley Park and David L. (Maureen) Rogina of Gilbert, AZ; four grandchildren, Ryan Rogina, Eric (fiancée Ashley) Rogina, Melissa Rogina (Jim) Schultz and Kevin (fiancée Lauren) Rogina; great-grandson, Cole Schultz; three nieces and numerous great-nieces and nephews also survive.

He is preceded by his loving wife, Dolores (Trizna) Rogina; and his parents.

Visitation for Fred J. Rogina Jr. will be Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, 18 Woodlawn Avenue, Joliet from 10:00 a.m. until the Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:00 a.m.  Enshrinement will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, masses in his name would be appreciated.

For more information, please call 815-741-5500 or visit his Memorial Tribute at where you can share a favorite memory or leave an online condolence.