Obituary of Jane R. Gruss
Jane R. Gruss, 85, of Unity Township, passed away peacefully Friday, September 13, 2019 in St. Anne Home, Greensburg, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on November 15, 1933 in Whitney, a daughter of the late James and Anna (Rigda) Rugh.
Jane was a member of St. Vincent Basilica Parish and their Rosary Altar Society. She also was a member of the Twin Club (a group of mothers who had twins). Jane was a good cook, loved to exercise, and enjoyed painting with water colors. She had a sweet soul and a magnetic personality. She always made everybody feel important and loved.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Andrew G. Gruss; a son, Mark G. Gruss; and a son-in-law, R. Mark Ware. She is survived by six children, Andrew Gruss (Michelle), Michael Gruss (Mylee), Ann Goeke (Reginald), Lori Ware, Sharon Kuck (Geoffrey), and Susan Vafa (Ali); her grandchildren, A. Vincent Gruss (Kim), Matthew Gruss, William Gruss (Emily), Mark Gruss (Ashley), Nicholas Gruss, Lindsay Carbonara (Justin), Michael, Abbey, Vanessa, Madison, and Evan Gruss, R. Ryan and Paige Goeke, Cameron and Anna Kuck, and Tyler and Connor Vafa; her great grandchildren, Porter and Palmer Carbonara, and Jack and Emrie Gruss; and her sister, Elaine Luttner. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at St. Anne Home for their kindness.
Friends will be received Monday from 2 to 4 PM and 6 to 8 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc, 1500 Ligonier St., Latrobe. A funeral mass will be held at 10AM Tuesday at St. Vincent Basilica, 300 Fraser Purchase Road, Latrobe. Everyone please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in St. Vincent Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent Rosary Altar Society, 300 fraser Purchase Rd., Latrobe, PA 15650.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jane Gruss, please visit Tribute Store
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