Richard J. "Rich" Gregg


Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather

& Great-Grandfather

Richard J. “Rich” Gregg, 77 of Washington died Sunday-March 19, 2017 in Boyd, Texas at the home of his son after a courageous three year battle with cancer.  He was born February 3, 1940 in Washington the son of the late James C. & Olive B. Charleton Gregg.  Mr. Gregg was a 1958 graduate of Trinity High School.  He was a member of St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, Washington.  Mr. Gregg was indeed a family man.  He enjoyed his family & grandchildren to the fullest, going to all of their sporting events or any such event they were involved in.  He was an avid sports fan enjoying the Steelers, Penguins & Pirates.  He also loved to travel with his wife, going on cruises and enjoyed his many driving trips to Texas.  Mr. Gregg was a part owner/bus driver for 20 years at Suburban Bus Lines.  He also had been employed at Coen Oil Company as Plant Superintendent retiring in 2000 and then began to work at the Redevelopment Authority.

On October 22, 1960 he married his high school sweetheart; Barbara S. Swiantek Gregg who survives. They had recently celebrated 56 years of marriage.  Also surviving is a son; Richard Blair (Tammy) Gregg of Boyd, Texas, a daughter; Denise G. (Kurt) McDaniel of Washington, 5 grandchildren; Kristen (Robert) Larance of Fort Worth, Texas, Matthew (Joan) Gregg of Arlington, Texas, Ryan McDaniel, Evan McDaniel & Austin McDaniel all of Washington, 1 great- grandchild; Loralie Larance, a nephew; Gary Gregg of Eighty Four, a niece; Stacy (Don) Barber of Lavonia, Michigan. 

Mr. Gregg was preceded in death by a brother; Harold Gregg. 

Friends will be received on Friday-March 24, 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 Avenues, Washington, S. Timothy Warco, supervisor/director, Susan Falvo Warco, director, S. Timothy Warco II, director.  A prayer service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday-March 25, 2017 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church with the Rev. Thomas D. O’Neil as celebrant.  Burial will follow in Washington Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Hilary Roman Catholic Church, 320 Henderson Ave. Washington Pa. 15301 or to the American Cancer Society Research at  Online condolences may be expressed at