Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother
Barbara S. Gregg, 76 of Washington died Tuesday-December 5, 2017 at the Donnell House following a brief illness. She was born December 11, 1940 in Charleroi the daughter of the late Theodore “Ted” and Marie A. Koffler Swiantek. She was a 1958 graduate of Trinity High School and was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church. After high school she had been employed as a secretary for Suwak Trucking. She had also worked at Citizens Library in the children’s department. Her greatest gift in life was being a wife, mother, grandmother & great- grandmother. She enjoyed watching and being a part of her children’s, grandchildren’s and great-grandchildren’s lives and watching them grow up to be who they are today. She enjoyed making family dinners and she cherished holiday memories. Being a homemaker and planting flowers all around her house was her lifestyle. She loved traveling with her husband and enjoyed all of their family cruises. They were definitely all a part of her most cherished memories. Family trips to Texas, Hawaii, London, Alaska and her many cruises with her friends and family will never be forgotten. Barbara loved and lived life to the fullest.
On October 22, 1960 she married her high school sweetheart; Richard J. “Rich” Gregg who died on March 19, 2017. The two were blessed with 56 years of marriage. Surviving is a son; Richard Blair (Tammy) Gregg of Boyd, Texas, a daughter; Denise G. (Kurt) McDaniel of Washington, a brother; Robert C. “Bob” Swiantek of Washington, 5 grandchildren; Kristen (Robert) Larance of Fort Worth, Texas, Matthew (Joan) Gregg of Arlington, Texas, Ryan McDaniel, Evan McDaniel & Austin McDaniel of Washington, 1 great-grandchild; Loralie Larance, a niece; Stacy (Don) Barber of Livonia, Michigan, a nephew; Gary Gregg of Eighty Four.
Friends will be received on Friday-December 8, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Warco-Falvo Funeral Home, Inc., Wilson at E. Katherine Ave., Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director. A prayer service will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday- December 9, 2017 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Carmen D’Amico as celebrant. Burial will follow at the Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave. Washington Pa. 15301 or to the Donnell House, Concordia Hospice of Washington, 10 Leet St. Washington Pa. 15301. Condolences may be expressed at www.WarcoFalvoFuneralHome.com