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Gerianne Grimme

July 5, 1949 — January 11, 2019

GRIMME---Gerianne, 69, Hollsopple, formerly of Richland and Geistown, died January 11, 2019, in Johnstown. Born July 5, 1949, in Johnstown, daughter of the late Paul F. Jr. and Rita M. (Heinrich) Adams. Also preceded in death by husband, Glenn W. Brunberg. Survived by husband, Timothy Grimme; children, David W. (Rhiannon) Brunberg, Beaver Falls; and Kara A. (Bryan) Brunberg-Strayer, Oakland. Sister of Jeanne (Tom) Clark, Moon Twp.; Judy (Alan) Klaum, Richland; Joan Karcher, Oakland; and Janet Adams, Richland. Also survived by many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins. Graduate of Bishop McCort High School, University of Pittsburgh and St. Francis University. Retired from teaching at St. Andrew’s School after many years there and at St. Benedict School; also taught at Forest Hills School District. Member of St. Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown. She was dedicated to the education and well-being of children and instilled a lifelong love of learning in many. Friends received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, where Vigil service will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Benedict Church, Fr. David S. Peles, Pastor. Private committal, Richland Cemetery. Family suggests memorial donations to Divine Mercy Academy Education Foundation or a charity of your choice in memory of Gerianne. Online condolences may be posted at




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