Gregory (Greg) P. Rohanna, Greene County Coroner
Department of Law & Order for Greene County, Pennsylvania Contact Person: Mary Lewis, Chief Deputy Coroner
Ben Franklin Building, 1st Floor, 22 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-883-4477 / Fax: 724-883-4949
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m., MondayFriday
The mission of the Coroner's Office is to determine cause & manner of death; identify the deceased; notify family & proper disposition of deceased's property; investigate all circumstances surrounding unnatural death.
Greg took over as County Coroner in 1996. Prior to 1996, he served as deputy and chief deputy of the Coroners Office since 1983.
Greg is a licensed funeral director and supervisor of Behm Funeral Homes, Inc. at 1477 Jefferson Road in Jefferson, PA. He has served as an officer and president of the Southwestern Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and Pennsylvania State Funeral Directors Association.
He is a member of the Pennsylvania State Coroner's Association, and the pennsylvania State Coroner's Association Executive Board, where he serves as the regional vice president of Region 5, which covers Greene, Fayette, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. He has served as an officer and president of both the Southwestern Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association National Policy Board, representing the state of Pennsylvnia.
He is a member of the Hewitt Presbyterian Church, the American Legion Post 954 of Jefferson, the United Way of Greene County, the Clarksville Area Lions Club; and the Waynesburg Moose Lodge 461.
Greg is a lifelong resident of Greene County, growing up in Waynesburg; he and his wife, Mary, and their three children live in Jefferson.
Greg grew up in Waynesburg, graduated from Waynesburg High School in 1975 and studied accounting at both West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia, and Waynesburg University before going to the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1982. He also is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Coroner's Certification Course and has maintained the statutory requirement of his continuing educational credits each year.
He also served in the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the United States Army Reserve for 13 years.
As County Coroner, Greg works closely with the sheriff's office, as well as the various funeral directors throughout the local area.
It's often common practice for the Greg as Coroner to appoint one or more duputies to act in his place and stead, as he may deem proper and necessary. Such actions provide those deputies to possess the same powers as coroner.