Gregory A. Svonavec, 53, of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at Bowers Hospice House. Born December 16, 1959 in Somerset, PA, he was the son of Donald and Jane Taylor Svonavec of Listie, PA.
Greg was a former plant superintendent for New Elk Coal Co. He attended Cross Point Church of God.
In addition to his parents he is survived by his wife, Rita Rakes-Svonavec; daughter, Robin Franco and her husband Kevin of Shady Spring; grandson, Andrew Franco of Shady Spring; son, Gregory Svonavec, Jr. of Somerset, PA;; sisters, Theresa Woy and her husband David of Somerset, PA, Angela Kuhn and her husband John of Listie, PA, Judith Walker and her husband Ron of Mechanicsburg, PA and his brother, Timothy Svonavec and his wife Beth of Somerset, PA.
A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 21, 2013 at Cross Point Church of God, 110 Crescent Rd., Beckley with Pastor Vondie L. Cook, II officiating. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to service at the church.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with expenses.
On line condolences may be left at www.calfeefh.com.
Arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley.