David J. Gregorius, age 81, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 6, 2020.
Dave was born on September 16, 1938 in Dansville to the late Frank & Georgia (Price) Gregorius. Upon graduation, Dave served our country in the United States Marine Corps for two years and then was honorably discharged. Dave was a supervisor at Foster Wheeler for over 40 years before retiring and was a Life Member of the Canaseraga Fire Department. Dave was an avid hunter, loved the outdoors, and enjoyed digging for old bottles at abandoned dump sites. Dave was a staunch republican (Trump) supporter and loved a good political debate. Most of all, he loved spending with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchild.
In addition to his parents, Dave is also predeceased by his brother, Eugene "Tink" Gregorius; his sister, Molly Spencer; and sons, Dale & Steven Gregorius.
Dave is survived by loving and devoted wife of nearly 60 years, Christine (Chambers) Gregorius; his sons: Paul (Regina Williams) & Mathew Gregorius; 5 grandchildren: Joshua, Sarah, Chelsea (Herb Gregory), Tyler & Madison Gregorius; great-granddaughter, Everly Ames; 4 sisters: Patricia Maker, Mary Duthoy, Anna (Fay) Schnieder & Fran (Tom) Hoffman; and many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends.
The majestic hills of Canaseraga still echo the vibrant sounds of the Gregorius/Kenyon family voices as they sang many an evening together, belting out their favorite harmonies.
Family and Friends are invited to call from 5pm – 7pm on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home in Dansville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be private for the family, Dave will be buried in St. Mary's Cemetery, Canaseraga. The family and funeral home appreciates your cooperation with wearing a facial covering and maintaining social distance while in the building.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a memorial contribution to the Wounded Warrior Project online at WoundedWarriorProject.org or by mail at PO Box 758516, Topeka Kansas 66675.