Michael Bruce Gruber

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Michael Bruce Gruber (Michel Baruch), 59, of Olyphant, died Saturday at Geisinger CMC in Scranton. His wife of 36 years is the former Joy Fligleman.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of Ada Brumer Gruber and late Arthur Gruber. He attended Brooklyn schools and graduated from Brooklyn College with a degree in accounting. He worked for Emerald Lakes Association in Long Pond for the past 20 years.

Mike enjoyed bowling, running and walking his dogs. He was an avid New York sports fan, watching the Yankees, Knicks and Giants games regularly.

Also surviving are a son, Jeffrey Gruber; a daughter, Melissa Strickler and husband, Damien; a niece and a nephew.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Harold Gruber, on Sept. 1, 2017.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. from the Hudak-O'Shea Funeral Home, 115 Garfield Ave., Olyphant. Interment will take place privately at the convenience of the family.

Friends may visit from 5 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. For directions or to send an online condolence, visit the funeral home website.
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Hudak-O'Shea Funeral Home, Inc. - Olyphant
115 Garfield Avenue
Olyphant, PA 18447
(570) 383-9033
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Published in Scranton Times on Jan. 8, 2018