Friday, December 21st, 2007
Wanda Rose Grisez, 80, of Houschilt Road, Yorkshire, died at 5 a.m. Dec. 20, 2007, at her home.
She was born April 16, 1927, in Houston, to Herman and Joy Pellman Maxson. On Sept. 23, 1944, she married Albert F. Grisez, who died June 15, 1976.
Surviving are a son, Anthony (Jenny), Willowdell; two daughters, Julia (Dan) Gallivan, Dayton, and Kathy (John) Siegel, Fort Loramie; two sisters, Helen Eisenhut, Minster, and Doris Crist, Olmstead Falls; a brother-in-law, Mac McCarthy of Florida; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Bill Maxson; and a sister, Irene McCarthy.
She was a homemaker and an author and composer of religious music. She obtained her GED late in life and then earned an associates degree at Edison State Community College, before continuing studies at Wright State University. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, and it St. Ann's Ladies Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care.