Tatjana Gregory (née Tarasovich) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Saturday, December 29, at The Hearth at Franklin, after an ongoing battle with congestive heart failure at the age of 97.
Mrs. Gregory was born February 23, 1921, in Leningrad, U.S.S.R, and moved to the United States in 1950. She leaves as her legacy three children: Konstantin Gregory, Peter Gregory, Nadia Keyes (Theodore Keyes). She also leaves to cherish her memory three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Her children remember her as a generous, tenacious, and spiritual woman.
She was preceded in death by Paul Gregory, (husband) and Nancy Quaid Gregory, (daughter-in-law).
Mrs. Gregory was a professor of Russian at the Georgia Institute of Technology until she retired in 1990 and was passionate about sharing her love of the Russian culture and language with her students. She was an avid reader, a patron of the arts, and enjoyed gardening in her spare time.
A memorial service is scheduled for 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 12 at The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Brentwood, TN. The family requests that donations be made to The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd’s Flower Guild at 1420 Wilson Pike, Brentwood, TN 37027 or online at goodshepherdbrentwood.org/giving-with-vanco.html. The family would like to thank the staff at The Hearth at Franklin for their care and dedication to Mrs. Gregory during the last few weeks of her life.
- Date & Time: January 12, 2019 (1:00 PM)
- Venue: The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
- Location: 1420 Wilson Pike Brentwood, TN 37027
- Phone Number: (615) 661-0890