October 16, 2009
October 16, 2009
Name: Gertrude M. Grunenwald
Date of Death: Friday, October 16, 2009
Residence: Whitesboro, NY
Obituary:Gertrude M. Grunenwald, 97, formerly of Whitesboro, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2009, at the Sitrin Home in New Hartford. She was born on December 18, 1911, in Verona, the daughter of George and Nellie Wright Fox. She attended Verona schools and the Utica School of Commerce. On September 23, 1936, Gertrude was united in marriage to Jacob Grunenwald in Rome. Mr. Grunenwald passed away on February 17, 1984.
Gertrude was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in Rome. She was a former member of the Izaak Walton League.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Gertrude and Allen Gates, of Whitesboro, and Rose Mary and Charles Carletta, of Clay; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jacob and Janice Grunenwald, of Oriskany, and James and Charmaine Grunenwald, of Utica; ten grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and three great great-grandchildren. Gertrude was predeceased by five brothers, Jim, Charles, Hank, Bill, and Bob.
Gertrude’s family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff at Sitrin-Hawthorn for the wonderful care and compassion shown to her during her stay.
Services: Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, October 20, 2009, at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place in Rome Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.nunnandharper.com.
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