Gregory Michael Calkins, Sr., 53, of Pottsville, Pennsylvania and formerly of Brockton, PA died on Monday, May 8, 2017 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Born in Pottsville, PA on December 10, 1963, he was a son of the late Loren and Margaret (nee Hiets) Calkins. A 1981 graduate of Tamaqua High School, Gregory served in the Marine Corps in Beirut, Lebanon and was employed as a truck driver. He loved to fish and was a member of the Leathernecks Motorcycle Club and the Pennsylvania Chapter of The Three Percenters. Gregory is survived by sons, Greg Calkins, Jr. and Marquis Calkins; daughters, Sarah Moradel, Cassandra Cruz, Lauren Garrett, Amber Garrett, Nicole Calkins, and Adara Calkins; numerous grandchildren; and a brother, David Calkins. Family and friends may pay their respects from 10 AM - 12 PM on Monday, May 15, at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua, PA. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville, PA. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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