John N. Grecco
Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home
Bekavac Funeral Home and Crematory
Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | May 25, 2023
John N. Greco, loving husband, brother, uncle, friend and resident of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 surrounded by his loving wife and family. John was born to Frank and Mary (Tignanelli) Greco in Bunola October 20, 1939.
He was a 1958 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School. John married Carolyn Marie Homer on September 3, 1966 and they spent 56 beautiful years together. He was a member of St. Joachim and Anne Parish, St. Michael Church in Elizabeth Twp., Knights of Columbus in West Mifflin and the Elizabeth Twp. Sportsman’s Association. He worked more than 20 years as a counselor for Pennsylvania Career Link.
John loved to sing and owned and operated the Johnny Greco Orchestra for many years. John is survived by his wife, Carrie Greco; sister, Claudia Phillips; nephews, Joseph Burkhart, Bill, Dave, Dan and Gary Phillips, James Homer, John Homer, John Piggford and Paul Piggford; nieces, Nancy Phillips, Kim Gephart, Lorraine Payne, Denise Kahler, Jana and Lauren Homer, Lynn Kurtz, Christine Piggford, Mary Burkhart Johnson and Linda Burkhart Davis; also, numerous great-nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Arthur, Virgil and Eugene, and his sister, Lauretta Greco. Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, 221 North Second Avenue, Elizabeth on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at 10 AM in St. Michael Church with the Rev. Thomas A. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth Twp. Memorial contributions may be made to charity of one's choice. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
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