Loretta (Popnick Rudy) Grubbs

Born: Tue., Nov. 24, 1936
Died: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 08, 2019
Location: St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church

Mass of Christian Burial

12:00 PM Tue., Jan. 08, 2019
Location: St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church

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Loretta  Grubbs, age 82, of Schoentown, PA passed away Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Schuylkill, East in Pottsville.
Born in Schoentown, PA on November 24, 1936, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Alberta (Manalis) Popnick and her step-father William Rudy.
Loretta was a graduate of Pottsville High School, Class of 1954. After graduation, Loretta was active in the US Air force from 1954 till 1958. She then worked at the former Rest Haven Nursing Home in Schuylkill Haven for over 20 years. Loretta was a member of St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair and a member of the former St. Casimir Roman Catholic Church, where she always volunteered with the pierogie sales. Loretta loved all babies, especially all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Millard E. Grubbs on October 8, 2015.
Loretta is survived by  three daughters: Loreen Garrity and her husband Shawn, Schoentown, Romona Dietz and her husband Rick, Schuylkill Haven, and Renelyn Schroeder and her husband Mark, Maryland; two sons: Tae Grubbs, California and Rudy Grubbs and his fiance" Ruby, Pottsville; seven grandchildren: Jessica Warner, Nevada; Janine Garrity, Schoentown, Brandy, Sidney, and Rudy Grubbs, St. Clair, and Diane and Joanna Nguyen, California; six great-grandchildren: Pierce, Jade, and Jewel Warner, Nevada, Logan and Liam Garrity, Schoentown, and Olivia Nguyen, California; and a sister Leona Barto, Schoentown. 
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the St. Clare of Assisi Roman Catholic Church in St. Clair at 12noon on Tuesday, January 8th, with Msgr William Glosser officiating.
Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing Tuesday morning from 10am-12noon at the Church.
Interment with Military Honors will be held in the St. Casimir's Cemetery in Port Carbon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Clare of Assisi Church Memorial Fund 250 East Hancock Street Saint Clair, PA 17970 or St. Casimir's Cemetery Fund, 250 East Hancock Street, Saint Clair, PA 17970.
The Robert A Evans Jr Funeral Home in Port Carbon is in charge of arrangements. Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com

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Diane Valentine
   Posted Mon January 07, 2019
Loreen - so sorry for the loss of your Mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. May the memories you have with her see you through and keep her spirit with you always.
Diane Valentine

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