In Rememberance of Verna C. Grossinger
Verna C. GrossingerScranton, Pa July 11, 1916 ~ November 19, 2011 Date of Service: November 20, 2011
Verna C. Grossinger, 95, of Scranton, died peacefully Saturday at home after a lengthy illness.
Her husband Alexander G. Grossinger, preceded her in death in 1986.
Born in New York City, daughter of the late Harold and Lillian Rubinsky Caspary.
She graduated from Marywood Seminary. Her mother was a kindergarten teacher at #25 school, Providence.
She was a member of Temple Israel and its sisterhood and the Scranton Chapter of Hadassah.
Before her illness, she was employed at the Clothes Horse for seventeen years.
She also participated in the reading program for European immigrants, sponsored by the Jewish Community Center.
The family would like to thank her many caretakers who bestowed such tender, loving care and express our gratitude for the extreme kindness and compassion provided by Hospice Community Care during her final days.
She was truly a caring, loving and affectionate woman who gave unselfishly of herself to others. She will be missed by many.
Surviving are a son, Dr. Larry Grossinger, at home, a daughter, Judith G. Kozloff, Lafayette Hill, Pa., a grandson, Daniel Kozloff and wife Alison; a granddaughter, Lesley Kozloff and twin great-grandchildren, Brynn and Alexander Kozloff.
The funeral will be today at 2:00 P.M. in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 East Drinker St., Dunmore, with services by Rabbi Joseph Mendelsohn and Cantor Vladimir Aronzon. Interment in Temple Cemetery, Dunmore.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service.
Shiva will be observed this evening from 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Monday and Tuesday 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. and 7:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the family residence.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Home of Eastern Pa., 1101 Vine St., Scranton, 18510 or to Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, 18704 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.