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Velma D. Grumbling

Grumbling, Velma D., 71, of Westmont. Died Nov. 6, 2017, at Windber Hospice. Born July 23, 1946, in Spangler. Daughter of the late William Levi and Verdeane (Jenkins) Keith. Also preceded in death by son, Barron Thomas Grumbling; and great grandson Keegan. Survived by husband of 51 years, John Thomas Grumbling; children William C. (Natalie), Thomas M. (Sherie), William J. (Stacey), Brandi N., Jeff (Ebony), Michael; and Destinee, Kylee and Kayla at Home; grandchildren Kimberly, Brianna, Dylan, Alayna, Ara, Rachael, Kaci, Riley and Grayson; great grandchildren Ariel, Lillian, Vera, Dodge, Ezra and Kandace; and life-long friends, Elaine Cantrell and Mary Anne Baliewich. Velma was a devoted foster mother to 84 foster children beginning in 1966 and adopted 11 children. At Velma’s request, there will be no public viewing or service. The family would like to thank the Windber Hospice for their wonderful care of Velma during her illness. Cremation by Laurel Highlands Crematory at Harris Funeral Home, Inc. (Online condolences may be posted to www.wharrisfuneralhome.com)

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Tom and Family, our deepest sympathy at the passing of your Velma. Your family is in our prayers.

John and Betty Gritzer Nov 9 2017 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your family's loss. Hugs to everyone. You have an angel that will be watching over you. Watch for the signs. She will be with you. I didn't know your mom, Brandy, but I know she had a good heart and I know the pride and love you had for her. She will be probably beaming with pride up there over all of her kids and her hubby. Please give your dad a hug from me, (Frank's daughter). Love to all.

Barbara Lanieri Nov 9 2017 12:00 AM

You have our sympathy.

Donna and Sal DeYulius Nov 8 2017 12:00 AM

Me & my wife, Gene, offer our sincere sympathy and offer our prayers that our Almighty Father may sustain you and your family during this time of grief.

JOHN A. SEDLAK Nov 8 2017 12:00 AM