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Donald Wayne Gregory

GREGORY----Donald Wayne, 87, formerly of Johnstown, PA went to be with the Lord on 9/8/2021 at home in Virginia Beach, VA.  Born on 5/8/1934 in Johnstown PA, Son of  Francis A. Gregory and Della Ruth (Noble) Gregory. Preceded in death by his parents and brothers Bill, Bob and Warren Gregory. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Nancy Jo (Slack) Gregory; son, Gary Wayne Gregory; daughter, Barbara Jean Dom(Larry); grandchildren, Michelle Dom, Jennifer Hughes (Jason), Garrett Gregory, Brenna Gregory; great grandchildren. Alyssa Hughes, Brennan Hughes; brother, George Gregory and several nieces and nephews, Mary Lou Boes(George), Betty Ann Swaney(Walt), Karen Largent(Bob), Debbie Miske(Don), Tammy Rager, Warren Gregory(Lisa), Rick Gregory(Minet), Craig Slack, Cindy Slack, Brenda Edwards(Fred) Donald attended Westmont High School . He retired from Bethlehem Steel Co after 40 years of service as a electrician with steel making He enjoyed auto racing with his brothers where he served as the team mechanic. He was a member of Penn Western Racing Assoc.  He loved roller-coasters, good food, teasing his grandchildren and most of all, The love of his life-Nancy. The other members of the family would like to express their deep appreciation to Cindy Slack, Brenda (Slack) Edwards and Fred Edwards for the love and support they have given to Donald (Pap) during his last years. Friends will be received from 1 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. on 9/14/2021 at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Ln, Johnstown, PA 15904 with the Rev. Daniel Rhodes officiating. Interment will be at Richland Cemetery. Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com


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I have many wonderful memories of the entire Gregory family, especially going to the car races with my dad, Donnie, and Barbara. Nancy and Donnie created a warm and loving home and always made me feel welcome when I visited during the summer.

Terri Terndrup Sep 14 2021 12:00 AM

Uncle Donnie, loved cars and racing. I remember a baby blue coupe that he built/worked on . He was so happy with it. His tools were always spotless and organized.
He was particular and took the time to get ready for the day. His hair was always just so, no matter what. he had a smile that melted your heart. He joked and teased but always was a gentle soul.
Loved him

B-Ann Swaney Sep 11 2021 12:00 AM