Betty Grinder

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Mrs. Betty Jean Grinder, 86, of Walkersville and formerly of Union Bridge, died Monday, August 24, 2015 at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Born January 20, 1929 in Ladiesburg, she was the daughter of the late Bennie Emanuel and Thelma Norris Frock. She was the wife of E. Richard "Dutch" Grinder, who died in 2007. Mrs. Grinder was employed at C&P Telephone Co., with 33 years of service, retiring in April, 1988. Following retirement she worked for several years at the Brethren Service Center, New Windsor and Expo Exchange of Frederick before her final retirement in 1999. She was a member of St. James Lutheran Church, Union Bridge, the Pioneer Club of Westminster and the auxiliary of Littlestown Eagles Aerie 2226. She loved spending time with her family, especially her granddaughter, Emma and her granddog, Moxie. She was an avid reader, enjoyed water aerobics, traveling with her sisters on bus trips, volunteering with community activities, going to the beach with her family and being a part of the Victoria Park dinner group. Surviving are a daughter, Kim Crouch and husband John, of Walkersville; stepdaughter, Carol Ann Tighe of Union Bridge; 2 grandchildren, Edward and Emma Crouch; step granddaughter, Rachel Boone; 2 step great grandchildren, Summar and Bailey Quesenberry; 3 sisters, Gloria Staley, Patricia Wetzel and Jill Eyler, all of Walkersville, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a young sister, Doris Frock. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 29, at Hartzler Funeral Home, 6 E. Broadway, Union Bridge, with Rev. Richard L. Michael, her pastor, officiating. Interment will be held at a later date. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. At Betty's request, flowers are to be omitted. Memorial contributions are suggested to St. James Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 2, Union Bridge, MD 21791.



Funeral Home
Hartzler Funeral Home
6 East Broadway
Union Bridge, MD 21791
(410) 775-7200
Published in Carroll County Times on Aug. 26, 2015
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