Martha E. (Huttenstine) Grosz

Martha E. (Huttenstine) Grosz, 91, formerly of Dorrance, passed away on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Kadima at Luzerne.

Born in Nanticoke on September 28, 1930, she was a daughter of the late William and Edith E. (Heller) Huttenstine. She attended the one room schoolhouse in Dorrance and later Newport High School. She married her husband, Henry in 1947 and in the early 50’s they built a home on their own farm which they worked and operated together for over 50 years.

Martha was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Dorrance. She was a skilled seamstress and made many of her own clothes. She also enjoyed baking.

She will be greatly missed by her children: Wayne Grosz and wife Diane, Hobbie; Joan Oliver and husband John, Perkasie; Randy Grosz, Dorrance; 6 grandchildren: Bernadette Weiland and husband Mike, Jason Grosz, Aaron Grosz and wife Maggie, Glenn Oliver, Sheila Oliver, Julie Froehlich and husband Frederick II; 14 great grandchildren; 1 great great granddaughter; grandson-in-law, Thameem Abdul; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Grosz in 2006; granddaughter, Heather Grosz; grandsons, Joshua, and Adam Grosz; daughter in law, Patricia Grosz; brother, Clyde Huttenstine; sisters, Alma Hoch, Esther Heller, and Dorothy Heller.

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Friday, October 8, 2021, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, Nescopeck. Interment will follow at Emmanuel Cemetery, Dorrance. Family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the time of service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 7768 Blue Ridge Trail, Mountain Top, PA 18707.

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