Gregory William Dare
November 21, 1951- August 19, 2021
Gregory William Dare of Huntingtown, Maryland passed away at Medstar Washington Hospital Center on August 19, 2021, at the age of 69. He was born on November 21, 1951, in Prince Frederick, Md. and, graduated from Calvert High School in 1970. Greg was the youngest son of the late Joseph Frank Dare and Katherine Henrietta (Krebs) Dare. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Rodney Malcolm Dare, and nephew, Joseph Lloyd Bowen, III.
Greg enlisted in the United States Air Force on March 17, 1971, and was honorably discharged on March 14, 1975, at the rank of sergeant. Greg served as an inflight refueling technician (boom operator) on a refueling tanker. While in the Air Force, Greg had one tour of duty in Viet Nam and was proud of his service to his country. On October 16, 1976, Greg and Nancy Lee Hance were married at Christ Church in Port Republic, Md. He retired from Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant on January 1, 2014.
Greg is survived by his wife of 44 years, Nancy, daughter, Christy (Gary) Litka, son, Michael, sister, Shirley Dare Bowen, and nephew Blair Bowen, Sr. and many nieces and nephews. Three very special people in Greg’s life were his grandchildren: Samantha and Jeremy Litka and Emily Dare. Greg will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
A memorial service for Greg will be held on September 11, 2021 at Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Rd., Port Republic, Md. and will be officiated by Fr. Christopher Garcia. Visitation will begin at 2 P.M. in the church with services at 3 P.M. Burial will be on the church grounds. Due to Covid, those planning on attending are asked to please wear a mask.
Funeral arrangements were made by Rausch Funeral Home in Port Republic. In place of flowers, remembrances may be made in Greg’s name to Christ Church, 3100 Broomes Island Rd, Port Republic, Md. 20676, the American Cancer Society, or the Wounded Warrior Project.
Saturday, September 11, 2021