A. Beucher, 48
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
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.