2009-03-12 / Obituaries

Theodore M. Gregg

East Earl, 85

Theodore M. "Teddy" Gregg, 85, East Earl, a former Hustontown resident, died Sunday, March 8, 2009, at Ephrata Community Hospital.

His wife, Eleanor (Wilson) Gregg, survives. They would have been married for 65 years in August.

Born in Vintage, Pa., he was the son of the late George Duffield "Duff" and Gladys (Miley) Gregg.

He retired from Trojan Yacht in 1989 after 33 years. He had also served with the fire police in Gap for 35 years.

He was an honorary member of the Gap VFW; the Christiana Legion Post #865; the Paradise Sportsmen's Club; and the Eastern Lancaster County Rod & Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting fishing, and being around people.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children: Theodore Gregg Jr., married to Maria, Hilton Head Isle, S.C.; Gladys, married to Robert Rutter, East Earl; and Joan, married to Sam Brinton, Lancaster; four grandchildren: Rick Gregg, Michael Rutter, Dawn Heck and Greg Hajcak; five great-grandchildren: Rick Jr., Nicole, Kayla, Kara and Tyler; three sisters: Esther Keneagy, Paradise; Myrtle Kellenberger, New Providence; Ann Hartman, Maryland; and a brother, J. Harold Gregg, Gap.

He was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Krystal, and four siblings: Lorraine, Harry, Bob, Frank and Paul.

There will be no funeral, but friends are invited to a viewing on Thursday, March 12, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Groff-High Funeral Home, 145 W. Main St., New Holland. Kindly omit flowers. If desired, memorials may be sent to Ephrata Community Hospital, P. O. Box 1002, Ephrata, PA 17522.

Online condolences may be posted to www.groffeckenroth.com.

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