Richard D. Gregoire of St. Charles Richard D. Gregoire, 81, passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at Delnor Community Hospital in Geneva. Richard was born Aug. 22, 1931, in Eau Claire, Wis., the son of Day and Ruth (nee McCarthy) Gregoire. He was united in marriage to Joanne Swanson June 11, 1954, in Eau Claire. Richard served in the Army. He graduated in the top of his class from the University of Minnesota. Richard later passed his CPA exam and worked for Teledyne as their comptroller until this retirement in 1998. He was a member of the St. Charles Moose Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; a son, Jeff (Diana) Gregoire of Geneva; a daughter, Jeannie Kranz of St. Charles; daughter-in-law, Kathy Gregoire of Batavia; seven grandchildren, Rick, Mike, Brittany, David, Tanya, Tyler Gregoire and Kyle Kranz; a great-grandson, Matthew Gregoire; and two sisters, Joyce and Joanne. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Rick M. Gregoire; and a brother, Jim Gregoire. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27, at Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia. Funeral service will begin with prayers from the funeral home at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, before proceeding to St. Peter Catholic Church, 1891 Kaneville Road, Geneva, to celebrate Mass at 10:30 a.m. For additional information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home, 630-879-7900 or visit

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Moss Family Funeral Home
209 South Batavia Avenue Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-7900

Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Nov. 26, 2012