Lyme - Steven Francis Gregory, 52, of Lyme, died on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013, after a brief illness.|
He was born in Middletown, on Nov. 15, 1960, to William Andrew Gregory Sr. and Rita Marie (Trotochaud) Gregory. Steve was a Master Carpenter and a graduate of Wentworth College in Boston. He worked at Lord Creek Farm in Lyme for 33 years.
He was a member of the Lyme Volunteer Fire Department for over 20 years and achieved Fire Fighter II. Steve enjoyed playing the guitar, first with his dad and then with his sons and their friends. He also coached Farm Team and Little League baseball.
In addition to his parents, Steve is survived by his sons, Steven Sawyer Gregory and Slater Broderick Gregory; his brother, William Andrew Gregory Jr.; sister-in-law, Jan Craig Gregory; his niece, Rachel Leigh Gregory; his friend, Melanie DeWolf; and his dog, Sadie. Steve was a great father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He will be sorely missed.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at the Eight Mile River Cemetery, Mt. Archer Road, Lyme. A reception will follow at the Lyme Fire Department.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Steve's name to the Lyme Fire Department, Route 156, Lyme, CT 06371.
To share a memory of Steve or to leave a condolence for his family, please visit www.rwwfh.com.
Arrangements are by the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.
Published in The Day on Sept. 17, 2013