Sam Anthony Gregorio
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BOSSIER CITY, LA - A Mass of Christian Burial for Sam Anthony Gregorio will be 10 a.m. Saturday, August 23, 2014 at St. Jude Catholic Church, Benton, LA. Officiating will be Father Pike Thomas. Interment will follow at Forest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, LA. Visitation will be at St. Jude Friday, August 22, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with a vigil at 6:30 p.m.
Sam was born March 20, 1924 in Powhatan, LA to Sebastino "Ned" Gregorio and Catherine Leone Gregorio and died August 20, 2014 in Bossier City. He was the owner of Airline Food Market for 40 years. He was a charter member of St. Jude Catholic Church, member and past president of the Bossier Parish Police Jury, Greater Bossier Economic Development Foundation, Bossier Optimist Club, Immaculate Conception Society, and the Bossier Council of the Knights of Columbus. Sam served his country in the U.S. Army in World War II and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign War and the American Legion.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Agnes Sardisco Gregorio; son, Dr. John B. Gregorio; his parents and stepmother, Theresa Latino Gregorio and brothers, Henry and Joe Gregorio.
Sam is survived by his son, Sam Ned Gregorio and wife Jenny of Shreveport, LA; daughter, Cathy Bradley and husband Allen of Deridder, LA; daughter-in-law, Laura Gregorio of Shreveport, LA; grandchildren, Emily Gregorio Chafin and husband Scott, Calen Gregorio, Brent Bradley, Brian Bradley, Erin Bradley, Ben Gregorio, Elizabeth Blaise Gregorio; great grandchildren, Wes Chafin, Ellie Chafin, Thomas Chafin and sisters, Lorenza Gallien, Sister Mary Pauline Gregorio and Jennie Sliman.
Honoring Sam as pallbearers will be Brent Bradley, Brian Bradley, Ben Gregorio, Scott Chafin, Calen Gregorio and Sam Renda.
The family would like to extend a thank you to his sitters, Georgia Jones, Adrain Jones, Ranisha Sepulvado, Margaret Sue Vercher, Brent Bradley, Brian Bradley and to Christus Schumpert Hospice and nurse Robyn Watkins.
Memorials can be made to St. Jude Catholic Church, 4700 Palmetto Rd, Benton, LA 71006 or to the Dr. John B. Gregorio Scholarship Fund at Loyola College Prep, 921 Jordan St, Shreveport, LA 71101.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
2201 Airline Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
Published in Shreveport Times from Aug. 21 to Aug. 23, 2014