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Grace E. Brickley

July 3, 1925 May 23, 2019
Grace E. Brickley
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Obituary for Grace E. Brickley

Brickley, Grace E. – 93 of Portage, passed away May 23, 2019 at Maple Winds Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Portage. She was born on July 3, 1925 in Tyrone, daughter of Francis G. and Dorothy (Calderwood) Barner.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dallas Brickley; son, Robert Brickley; sister, Jennie Kruis and husband, Vaughn; brother, Francis Barner, Jr.; brother-in-law, Donald Ellenberger; in-laws, Howard and Susan (Davidson) Brickley; brother-in-law, Harold Brickley and wife, Tille.

Survived by her loving children: Darla Rapski, wife of Neil Rapski, Portage; Roger Brickley and wife Monica (Spaid), Wilmington, DE; and daughter-in-law, Maria (Kunrod) Brickley, Portage; and grandchildren: Karen DeFilippo (Ryan), Youngwood; Matthew Brickley (Tamara) Middletown, DE; Brian Brickley, Wilmington, DE; Chad Brickley (Bridget) Hershey; Erick Brickley (Cindy) Portage; great grandchildren: Logan, Cierra, Hunter, Kaidance, Haley, Hannah, Abby, Aidan, Sam, Jon and Luke. She is also survived by sister, Lolly Ellenberger, Enola and sister-in-law, Beverly Barner, Tyrone; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Grace loved to play bingo and cards, and go on bus trips, and enjoyed cooking and baking. She was a member of the Portage Senior Citizens Center. Most important to Grace was spending time with her family and friends. A special thank you to the staff at Maple Winds for the care given to our mother.

Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM on Monday May 27, 2019 at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. of Portage, and on Tuesday May 28, 2019 from 10 AM until an 11 AM Funeral Service at Bethany United Methodist Church in Portage, Pastor Arthur Black, officiant.

Committal in Blair Memorial Park in Bellwood. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in Grace’s name to Bethany United Methodist Church and/or the Portage Volunteer Fire Company. On-line condolences may be made at www.decortfh.com

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Previous Events

Visitation

Monday

27

May

2:00 PM 5/27/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/27/2019 4:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Visitation

Monday

27

May

6:00 PM 5/27/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

28

May

10:00 AM 5/28/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/28/2019 11:00:00 AM
Bethany United Methodist Church

700 Farren Street
Portage, PA 15946

Bethany United Methodist Church
700 Farren Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Service

Tuesday

28

May

11:00 AM 5/28/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/28/2019 12:00:00 PM
Bethany United Methodist Church

700 Farren Street
Portage, PA 15946

Bethany United Methodist Church
700 Farren Street Portage 15946 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Blair Memorial Park Final Resting Place

3234 Pleasant Valley Blvd
Altoona, PA 16601

3234 Pleasant Valley Blvd Altoona 16601 PA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Bethany United Methodist Church

700 Farren Street
Portage, PA 15946

Portage Area Senior Center

505 Farren Street
Portage, PA 15946
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