Nov. 3, 1924 Rankin Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA
Dec. 17, 2005 Allegheny County Pennsylvania, USA
Mary M. Grum Springdale
Mary M. Grum, 81, of Springdale, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2005, at Concordia at Rebecca Residence, West Deer.
Born Nov. 3, 1924, in Rankin, to the late John and Helen Boris Podhurcak, she lived in Springdale for the past 50 years.
A member of St. Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, and through many years of fighting several illnesses, Mary enjoyed spending time playing cards, watching the Steelers and being with her family and friends and visits from the Ladies of Charity of St. Alphonsus Church.
Survivors are her daughter and caretaker, Patricia M. Vawerchak (Larry Arvay) of Buffalo Township; her daughter, Carol A. (Gary) Small of Springdale; grandsons, Tim and Jeff; granddaughters, Amy, Christy and Renee; and two brothers, Joseph (Barbara) Podhurcak of Greensburg, and George Podhurcak of Harmarville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Louis Grum; two sons, Robert and Daniel Grum; two brothers, John and Andrew (Nick) Podhurcak; and a sister, Helen.
Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in SPRINGDALE at the CHARLES B. JARVIE FUNERAL HOME INC., 801 Pittsburgh St. Christian funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday in St. Alphonsus Church. Burial will follow in Plum Creek Cemetery, Plum.
(Obituary from The Valley News Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa.)