Marie Truby Grantz, 92 of West Mifflin and a former Glassport resident of 47 years. Marie was born in Glassport May 13, 1927 to the late Frank C. and Elizabeth (Jenets) Truby. She was a 1945 graduate of Glassport High School. She retired after 21 years with Tygart Industries in payroll and accounting and stood her ground as her feisty self when questioned. Marie loved her garden of roses and tomatoes and her dark chocolate. As a member of the greatest generation she was very patriotic and would fly her flag for every holiday. She was truly an amazing women. Reunited in heaven, at last, are Marie Grantz and her beloved husband Bob. They had shared 59 wonderful years of marriage. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia L. Corey and son-in-law Daniel W. Corey. Her daughter was her best friend and became even closer after Bob’s passing. She is also survived by her loving nieces Joan (Jack) Jenkins; nephews John “Jack” (Susan) Truby and Richard “Rick” Truby; great nephews John Truby, Joshua Truby and Jeffrey Jenkins.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister Jane M. Drogoski and brother John F. Truby. Marie is a member of Queen of the Rosary Parish and life long member of Glassport Sons of Italy #941. Friends received Wojciechowski Funeral Home, Glassport Mon. from Noon to 6. A funeral mass will be held Tues. 10:00 am at Queen of the Rosary Parish with Father Wojcicki. Entombment following Penn Lincoln Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to either the Kidney Foundation or United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation.
Originally published November 23, 2019.