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LUCY M. GRIMME

June 30, 1926 — August 16, 2017

Lucy M. Grimme, 91, Altoona, passed away Wednesday afternoon at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.

She was born in New York, N.Y., daughter of the late John B. and Lily (Medinsky) Jorkasky. On July 3, 1946, she married Robert C. Grimme in Altoona, who preceded her in death on June 2, 1985.

Surviving are two daughters: Michaelene Miles (Wayne) of Lodi, Calif., and Maureen Haller of Altoona; three sons: Patrick (Rose) Grimme and Father D. Timothy Grimme, both of Altoona, and Shawn Grimme with whom she resided; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Benita Jorkasky of Altoona; and a brother, John Jorkasky of Oakdale, Conn.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Daniel R. Miles.

Lucy was a 1943 graduate of Altoona High School. She was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Altoona, and Nocturnal Adoration Society. She was a former member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Altoona, where she was Eucharistic minister and a member of the Legion of Mary.

Lucy enjoyed the bowling, crocheting, cross stitch and cross word puzzles.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. today, Aug. 18, 2017, at Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home Inc., 1204 17th St., Altoona, where a vigil for the deceased will be held at 7 p.m. The family will gather at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church, Altoona, where a funeral Mass will be concelebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Father D. Timothy Grimme, Lucy’s son, celebrant. Committal will be at Ss. Peter & Paul Roman Catholic Cemetery, Altoona.

 

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Visitation

Friday, August 18, 2017

4:00 - 8:00pm (Eastern time)

STANLEY J. KRISH FUNERAL HOME, INC

1204 17th street, Altoona, PA 16601

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Starts at 9:30am (Eastern time)

St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church

411 Wopsononock Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

St. Therese of the Child Jesus Catholic Church

411 Wopsononock Ave, Altoona, PA 16601

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