The Obit For Greg Beucher

Gregory A. Beucher, 48

TribLive.com
December 17, 2012


Gregory Alan Beucher, 48, of Connellsville, a beloved son, brother and father, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Greg was born April 22, 1964, in Uniontown, a son of Joseph J. Jr. and Sandra Ann Vaughn Beucher, of Connellsville. Greg was a devoted family man, avid hunter and loyal friend.

He was a 1982 graduate of Connellsville High School, where he excelled in baseball and he played professional baseball in the Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Dodgers organizations and, in 1983, he was a member of the Dodgers team that won the Gulf Coast League championship.

In his youth, he was a member of the 1976 Connellsville Little League All-Stars who won the Pennsylvania State Little League championship.

He was employed by Atlas Energy Corporation. Greg was a member of the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Melissa Means Beucher; three sons, Gregory Jr. and his wife, Corie, Andrew and Samuel and his girlfriend, Cassie, all of Connellsville; a grandson, Anthony Rowan, of South Connellsville; brother, Jeffrey J. Beucher and his wife, Margaret, of Connellsville; sisters, Colleen Beucher Smith and Chris Ritter, of Connellsville, Jennifer Beucher Prinkey and husband, William, of Chalk Hill, and Melissa Sue Beucher, of Greensburg; his maternal grandmother, Charlene M. Vaughn, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; nieces, Jessica McLaughlin and fiance, Tyler Smidtke, Gabrielle Smith, Morgan Smith, McKinley Beucher and Shannon Beucher; nephews, Zachary Beucher and Joseph Beucher; his very best friend, Brandon Linton; and also survived and loved by his large extended family of many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joseph J. Sr. and wife, Elizabeth Beucher; maternal grandfather, John T. Vaughn; and two infant brothers, Joseph J. Beucher III and John Vaughn Beucher.

Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, where a blessing service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville, with the Rev. Robert Lubic as celebrant.

Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.