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"Bob" Anthony Robert Gregory

Obituary for "Bob" Anthony Robert Gregory

April 28, 2017


"Bob" Anthony Robert Gregory, age 80, passed away April 28, 2017. Father of Jo-Ann (Bill) Dittmar, Cheryl (the late Jerry) Reardon, Di-Ann (Billy) Faro, Suzann (Jim) Savidge, Kelly (Tom) Lavish, Kim (Chris) Reardon, Shannon (Joe) Brogan, and Dana (Jim) Kolody. Grandfather of Kristti (Mike), Brooke (Bobby), Kerri (Mike), Brittany, Tori, Kyle, Kasey, Nicole, Taylor, Antonio, Jonathan, Jimmy, Anthony, Kieran, Jessica, Jake, Zach, Julianna, Gregory, and Matthew. Great-Grandfather of Logan, Cayden, Brody, Madison, Michael, and Benjamin. Married to Susan Gregory, the mother of his children. Special friend and love of Ana Block and her daughters Diana (Gerd) Schmidt, the late Sandra Block-Piontek, the late Tina Block and her grandson Antonio. Brother of the late Chuck (Nancy) Gregory. Also survived by his nieces Danielle and Stephanie.

Bob was a man who lived life to the fullest. He loved his family, his daughters, grandchildren, and all of those in his life. He had a love for the water and boating. Bob was adventurous and enjoyed having his pilot's license and flying his own plane as well as gliders. He enjoyed traveling, skiing and even tried skydiving in his younger days. Bob's love of automobiles included watching auto racing and attending auto auctions. He was an eternal optimist who could find positivity and humor at the worst of times. Bob was a Philadelphia Police Officer but was always an entrepreneur at heart. He owned and operated a successful home-improvement business and also invested in real estate. He loved his work and enjoyed it so much that he still was working up to the very end.

Relatives and friends are invited to Bob's Life Celebration Tuesday evening 6PM to 9PM and again Wednesday morning 9:30AM to 11:00AM at the Swartz Givnish Life Celebration Home 323 Washington Avenue Newtown PA 18940. Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations to American Cancer Society P.O. Box 22478 Oklahoma City, OK 73123 in Bob's memory would be appreciated.

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Newtown, PA 18940
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