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Mary Grabenstein

August 7, 1922 — July 8, 2016

Mary Lourdes Grabenstein, 93, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Allegany Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

Born on August 7, 1922, in Cumberland to Peter and Delores (Metzner) Grabenstein. She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, William Grabenstein and Robert J Grabenstein and a sister, Martha Grabenstein, sisters-in-law, Helen and Ruth Grabenstein. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Mary was a member of St. Michaels Catholic Church and graduated from the Ursuline Academy in 1941 as well as Ursuline Business School in 1942. She worked and retired from Kelly Springfield as a secretary to the treasury officer.

Surviving are a niece, Linda McKenzie; nephews, William Grabenstein and wife Krystal, Robert Grabenstein; great nieces, Laura (McKenzie) Pingatore and Kylie (Grabenstein) Schweiger and great nephew, Tagan Grabenstein.

Family and friends will be received at Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, MD on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 from 11 A.M. to 12 noon with the funeral services following 12:00 with Deacon Harold Bradley as celebrant.

A special thank you to the staff at Allegany Health Nursing & Rehab Center, especially to the 3rd floor staff who took excellent care of Mary, where she was a resident since 2010.

The family requests that all donations be directed to the Residents Fund at Allegany Health Nursing & Rehab Center, 730 Furnace Street, Cumberland, MD 21502


Charitable donations may be made to:

Residents Fund Allegany Health & Rehab Center
730 Furnace Street, Cumberland MD 21502
Tel: 1-301-777-5941



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