Robert D. “Greg” Gregory, 84, of Woonsocket Hill Rd., North Smithfield, passed away July 26, 2019, in The Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the husband of Deanne (Ballou) Gregory for 62 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Mary (Barrett) Gregory. He lived in Woonsocket until moving to North Smithfield in 1994.
He attended Mt. St. Charles Academy, Class of 1952, and received his Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Salve Regina University in 1976. He was a fan of the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, and University of Notre Dame football. He and his wife had been season ticket holders to the Pawtucket Red Sox for many years.
He was named to the Woonsocket Police Department on September 6, 1959, and retired on September 8, 1987. He was last employed by Anchor Subaru of North Smithfield. He was a member of the Woonsocket Police Relief Association.
Besides his wife, Deanne, he is survived by their three sons, Kevin M. Gregory and his wife, Molly, of Wildwood, MO, Timothy R. Gregory and his wife, Cindee, of Mesa, AZ, and Christopher W. Gregory and his wife, Shelly, of North Smithfield; as well as eight grandchildren, Matthew, Ryan, Patrick, Alexandria, Evan, Kevin, Jr., Abram, and Landon; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Charles V. and Edwin J. Gregory.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 10 AM in the Holy Trinity Parish (formerly OLQM) 1409 Park Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm St., Blackstone, MA. Calling hours are Wednesday from 5 – 7 PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St. Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Holy Trinity Parish.
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Holy Trinity Parish (formerly OLQM)
1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket RI 02895