Gregory  A.  Omasta

print this page

Gregory A. Omasta
American Flag

Gregory A. Omasta, 70, of Ford City, PA, passed away on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on Jan. 19, 1954 in Indiana, PA; the son of Lawrence and Amber (Fairman) Omasta.

Greg proudly served in the U.S. Army for 22 years. He started his Army career with serving in the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division from 1971 until 1978 where he was the Infantry Squad Leader from 1972 - 1976. Greg served as a recon school instructor from 1976 - 1978 then the 1/9th 2nd Infantry Squad Leader DMZ Korea from 1979 - 1981. He was the Fort Benning, GA Weapons instructor from 1981 - 1982. Greg then worked for Titan Wireline Inc. from 1983 - 1988 while serving as the Operations SSG in the PA Army National Guard from 1986 - 1988. He then re-enlisted and served in the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division as the infantry squad leader during the Panama Invasion from 1988 - 1990. Greg then served as Infantry Squad Leader in the PA Army Nation Guard from 1994 - 1998. He then worked for Vickers Well Services from 1991 until the company sold in 1999 as a service rig operator. At that time, he started working for G O Well Services until his retirement in 2021

His memory will be cherished by his loving wife, Karen (Graham) Omasta, whom he married on Sept. 6, 1986; daughter, Mandy Omasta, Mount Laurel NJ; son, David (Lexi) Omasta, Kittanning PA; son, John Omasta, Ford City PA; daughter, Keri (Troy) Cameron, Punxsutawney PA; and eight grandchildren, Marcus Ellis, Heaven Ellis, Dalyla Omasta, Colby Cameron, Brooklyn Wagner, Bentley Thorpe, Alea Omasta and Laikyn Cameron.

Greg was preceded in death by his mother and stepfather, Amber and Frank Roth III; father and stepmother, Lawrence and Helen Omasta; brother, Kenneth Omasta; and sisters, Susan Omasta and Georgia Omasta.

Per Greg's wishes, services will be private.

Interment is in Whitesburg Presbyterian Cemetery, Kittanning, PA.

To send an online condolence to Greg's family please visit,

print this page
Gregory  A.  Omasta