On Tuesday, December 17, 20013, Michael L vonGrey of Frederick, MD lost his battle with cancer.|
He was born May 7, 1930 in Kittanning, PA. He graduated with the KHS class of 1948, served in the U.S. Army 1948 – 1951, then graduated from Marietta College in 1955. He completed his graduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh.
He spent his career in government service, PA Dept. of Revenue (1957 – 1962). US Treasury Dept. (1926-1967), US Atomic Energy Commission (1967 -1979, Dept. of Energy (1979 – 1994) Consultant to various s DOE programs (1994 – 2009).
He was a member of BPOE Lodge 684. American Legion Post 11, VFW Post 3285, Am Vets Post 2 and the Harmony Coronet Band.
Mike is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Adrienne vonGrey, Frederick, MD, Son and daughter-in law Michael and Jill vonGrey, Atlanta, GA and 4 granddaughters, Kathryn Annika, Fiona and Petra, Daughter and son-in law Gretchen and Wellington Crutchfield, Rockville, MD and granddaughter Adrienne and grandson Eli.
He will be remembered as a man with the roar of a lion and the heart of an angel. He loved the Steelers, the "burg", his friends and family with fierce abandon. He will be greatly missed.
All friends are invited to join us in celebration of his life on Saturday, December 21 at the Elks Lodge in Frederick, 289 Willowdale Drive 12:00 – 2:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to the Frederick County Salvation Army.
Published Online in The Frederick News-Post on Dec. 19, 2013
Published in Print in The Frederick News-Post on Dec. 19, 2013