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Marian E. Grundberg

Died: Fri., Jan. 25, 2013


Memorial Service

1:00 PM Sat., Feb. 02, 2013
Location: Harris Funeral Home


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Grundberg, Marian E., 92, loving mother and grandmother, of Richland Township, died peacefully on January 25, 2013 at Arbutus Park Manor. Born on April 28, 1920 in Warren, PA. Daughter of Frederick and Rose (Cohlhepp) Carlson. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Clifford Grundberg; brothers, Lorrin, George and Donald Carlson and sister, Barbara Weiland. She is survived by her loving children, Karen, wife of Bronco Toter, Johnstown, PA and George, married to the former Shirley Niederer, Tucson, AZ; grandchildren, Heidi (Toter), wife of James Allshouse, Newburg, IN, Michael, married to the former Brenda Turner, Warren, PA, Tanya (Toter), wife of Sean Carroll, Morgan Hill, CA, Kristopher Grundberg, Tucson, AZ and Dr. Kelly (Grundberg), wife of Michael Halterman, Goodyear, AZ; great grandchildren, Jake and Katy Allshouse, Jared Toter, and Joseph, Bryan and Danik Carroll; sister, Dorothy (Carlson), wife of Jerry Hefty, Henderson, NV, sister-in-law and best friend, Treva Carlson, Clarendon, PA and several nieces and nephews. Marian resided in Warren until her retirement from New Process Company then moved to Tucson, AZ for 17 years and in 2002 moved to Johnstown, PA. She loved bowling, playing cards, and attending polka dances. At Marian’s request there will be no public viewing. Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 1 P.M. on Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, with Pastor Dick Yates of Medi Hospice officiating. Private inurnment will be at Warren County Memorial Park, Warren, PA at the convenience of the family. The family suggests contributions be directed to Arbutus Park Manor, Doerr Wing, 207 Ottawa Street, Johnstown, PA 15904 or to Windber Hospice, 600 Somerset Avenue, Windber, PA 15963 in memory of Marian. On line condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Diana Greenawalt
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Marian was a fun loving lady and a good friend of mine. We had a lot of good times when we worked together at Blair. She was my idle and she will be missed. So sad she is gone-she is in a peaceful place. I will always remember the memories we have shared. R.I. P. my dear friend.

Margaret--"the boss"--Gill
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Dear Karen Bronco and Family,
Reading the paper this am, I see your Mother lived a long and fun filled life! She is now with your Dad, who will welcome her with love and hugs!
I know how proud she was of her family, and I can relate to that, just knowing you and Bronco!! I have so many fond memories of working and
laughing with you, but one of the best was the phone call from one of your
daughters who did not recognize your voice? Your reply "this is your Mother" still rings in my ears!! My prayers, love, and sympathy---KG

Dan Reiff
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Karen and George,
I just stopped in NC on my way home from FL. When looking at the paper, I saw your Mom passed. There were many great years with the Grundberg’s. I’m sorry to hear Marion is gone. Both of my parents passed. I can empathize with your loss. Both of you and your families are on my mind.
Dan Reiff

Elaine and Rodger Taraska
   Posted Thu January 31, 2013
Saddened to hear of your loss. Hold dear the memories of your parents. They are together in a much greater place. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Elaine and Rodger

CAROL SUSKO
   Posted Fri February 01, 2013
Karen,
I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Know she is now in a better place and that you did everything you could to help make her life better as she grew older. I truly believe she is now a special angel and is watching over you and your family. My deepest sympathy to you.
Carol



Karen Johnson Campbell Hayes
   Posted Sat February 02, 2013
Marian's dear family. I am sorry to learn of Marian's passing. She was such a great lady and so much fun to work with at New Process so many years ago. My parents owned the Allegheny Hotel so I knew Barb and Don and know their children, Todd and John, and feel like I know George because Marian talked of him a lot and of her husband, Cliff, while he was homebound. And, Karen, I think you and I were friends for a brief time before you moved. I also know Brenda, a great beautician. Again, I am sorry for your loss and pray that you will be comforted to know that so many people thought a great deal of Marian. What a hoot!!!

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