Janet A. Grossglass, 85, of Lancaster, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Hospice of Lancaster County in Mount Joy.
She was the wife of the late Paul E. Grossglass who died July, 2011. Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Walter C. and Annie A. Lehr Martin.
Janet was a bookkeeper most of her life and last worked at Kegel’s Produce. She was a past president of the local chapter of the National Secretaries Association and a member and past president of AARP Chapter 2491. Her husband Paul’s status as a former Watt & Shand employee enabled them to join the “W.A.S.H.E.R.S.,” a group of six Watt & Shand retirees and their spouses who met monthly for dinner and vacationed together at the Outer Banks. She enjoyed bridge, counted cross stitch, dancing, herb gardening and reading.
Surviving are three daughters, Linda E. wife of Jeffery Brubaker of Bainbridge, Diane L. wife of Ronald James of Derwood, MD, and Karen G. wife of Greg Bierly of Mountville; two sons, Carl E. Grossglass of Lancaster, and Robert M. husband of Carol Grossglass of Lancaster; 12 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and a sister Miriam Park of Fannetsburg, PA. She was preceded in death by 12 siblings.
A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at the Kearney A. Snyder Funeral Home, 141 E. Orange St., Lancaster, PA with the Rev. Edward A. Dickel officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Lancaster County, 685 Good Drive, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.