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Stephen R. McGregor
1954 - 2018
Holmes - Griffiths Funeral Home, Inc.
655 East Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA
Stephen R. McGregor
Stephen R. McGregor, husband, father, grandfather, brother of East High Street, Coaldale, passed away on Monday, Feb. 5, at St. Luke's Hospital - Allentown Campus, at the age of 63.
Born Friday, Sept 10, 1954, in Coaldale, a son of the late Robert L., and Irene L. (Storey) McGregor.
Survived by his wife of 35 years, Shelley M. (Donaldson) McGregor; daughter, Marisa M. Kunkel, wife of Brent, of Tamaqua; sons, Nicholas J. Donaldson, and his wife Rachel, of Pulaski, VA, Anthony R. Stromberg of Cottage Grove, MN, Ian P. McGregor of Coaldale, and Colin S. McGregor of Tamaqua; brothers, Terrence McGregor of North Wales, Michael McGregor of Ringtown, and Robert McGregor, to whom he served as guardian; grandchildren, Nicholas Jr., Wayne, Lacy, Levi, Kiely and Faith.
He was predeceased by his sister, Susan Moore on Oct. 24, 2017.
A graduate of Upper Dublin High School, Stephen served honorably in the United States Army during the Vietnam War as a veterinary tech.
Stephen worked at Fimbel Door Corporation as a sheet metal technician until being laid off at the age of 52. After his layoff, Stephen enrolled at Schuylkill County Vocational School earning his L.P.N., and began working at the Wernersville State Hospital.
Stephen enjoyed drumming, gardening, and his dogs, Eddie, Alvin and Ronon.
Stephen and his wife Shelley served as Sextons at Zion Stone Church in West Penn Township for many years.
Service: A Remembrance Service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, in the E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, with the Rev. Jeremy Benack to officiate. Friends may call on the morning of services from 9:30 until time of remembrance. Interment with military honors will be at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Annville.
Memorials in his name to: Disabled American Veterans, 171 Jersey St., 2nd Bldg 5 Floor, Trenton, NJ 08611. Online condolences www.

Published by Times News on Feb. 21, 2018.
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E. Franklin Griffiths Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc
655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA
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655 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, PA
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Dear Shelly and Family,
Please accept my belated but most sincere sympathy with the passing of Stephen. Jack and I will always remember him for his wit and kindness. We have many fond memories of our children's' school wrestling days and the fun times we shared! God bless!
Cheryl O' Connor
March 30, 2018
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