2009-07-09 / Obituaries

Thelma J. Grissinger

McConnellsburg, 86

Thelma J. Grissinger, 86, formerly of McConnellsburg, most recently of Orbisonia, peacefully passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2009, at Woodland Retirement Center.

She was born September 25, 1922, in Cito, Pa., the daughter of the late Edmund C. and Lois Cutchall Seiders. She was married to the late Harry E. Grissinger Jr., who passed away in 1989.

She was a member of Cito United Methodist Church. Earlier in life, she worked as a clerk in the H&P Store in McConnellsburg. Later in life, she worked at the Edward's Packing House in St. Thomas.

She is survived by one son, Harry E. "Ed" (husband of Rhonda) Grissinger III of McConnellsburg; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren and one stepgreat grandchild; one sister, Betty J. Sheffield, McConnellsburg, and one brother, Robert Seiders of Erin, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harry E. Grissinger Jr.; one son, Gary A. Grissinger;three sisters: Mildred Starliper, Ella Mae Hann and Bertha Strait and three brothers: Merrill, Carl and Edmund Seiders.

Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Woodland Retirement Center, P.O. Box 280, Orbisonia, PA 17243. Online condolences may be expressed at www.kelso-corneliusfuneralhome.com.

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