Obituary for Mary Grenus

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Mary Grenus

December 14, 1958 - November 11, 2017

Mary F. Clarke Grenus, 58, died November 11, 2017 at Hershey Medical Center with her family by her side. She will be missed by all that knew her.

Mary was born in Toms River, New Jersey on December 14,1958. She was the daughter of Cecil and Lily (Smith) Clarke. She attended Toms River schools and moved to Woodland Pa in 1988.  There she met her husband of 25 years, Anthony Grenus, and she started her family.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Clearfield where she served as a member of the prayer chain committee.  She was also a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Number 812.

She was loved by many and had a heart of gold.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children, Jennifer and Anthony Grenus. She is also survived by two sisters, Jane James and her husband Brian of Gilbertsville PA, and Leslie Peterse and her husband Arthur of Toms River, New Jersey, and her best friend Maggie Knepp of Woodland, PA. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Kathy Clarke, and numerous aunts and uncles.

At the request of the family, there will be no public visitation.

A celebration of Mary’s life will be held in the spring at St. John Lutheran church with reception in the fellowship hall to follow.

Donations in Mary’s name can be sent to the Allegheny Spay and Neuter Clinic, 1380 Shawville Hwy, Woodland, PA 16881.

PA Simple Cremation, Clearfield is assisting with arrangements.

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Cathie Hugar posted on November 14, 2017

Tony, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to you and your children.Cathie Hugar

Rev. Lent posted on November 14, 2017

To the Grenus family:We are so sorry to learn about Mary's passing! May she Rest In Peace with her mother, father, sister, aunts and uncles. Amen.Timothy and Louise Lent

Carol Wingfield posted on November 13, 2017

So sorry for your families loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.


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