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Obituary: Janet R. Grimes (nee Gabel)

Fri, Dec 9th 2022 09:30 am

Jan. 13, 1934-Nov. 29, 2022

Janet R. Grimes (nee Gabel), age 88, passed away at her home on Grand Island surrounded by loving family.

She was a beloved wife, devoted mother and doting grandmother. Janet enjoyed traveling to spend time with her family in Georgia and California.

Janet is survived by her husband of 68 years, Earl M. Grimes; her children: Ronald (Kathleen Denny) of Atlanta; Alan Max (Elizabeth Curry) of Huntington Beach, California; Gail Dorsey of Grand Island; Leslie Martin of Niagara Falls; and Christina Grimes (Stacy Kenworthy) of Atlanta. Janet was fortunate to have six grandchildren: Melissa Martin and David Martin of Niagara Falls, Zachary Grimes (Victoria Douglass) of Huntington Beach, Jason Grimes of Washington, D.C., and Claire Grimes and Max Grimes of Huntington Beach; and blessed with her great-grandchildren: Emma Martin of Niagara Falls and Oliver Grimes, Waylon Grimes and Thomas Hartman of Huntington Beach. Janet was predeceased by her parents, Edward and Mable Gabel (Hamilton), of Dayton, New York.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated at Ten Lives Club (https://www.tenlivesclub.com/donate) or the American Stroke Association (https://www.stroke.org) in Janet’s memory.

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