Mary Jane Grimes, 67,
of Carlisle, passed away on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Carlisle Regional Medical Center. She was born
on Aug. 7, 1946, in Carlisle, a daughter of the late Lee C. and Helen (Mellinger) Deihl and was the widow of William E. Grimes,
Sr., who died Aug. 16, 2003.
Mary Jane graduated in 1964
from the Big Spring High School in Newville. She retired after 25 years with Dickinson College Food Service.
She was a member of Friends in Christ Church, Newville. Mary Jane enjoyed baking and cooking.
She is survived by two sons; William E. (wife, Carla) Grimes, Jr. and Joseph Daniel (wife, Dawn) Grimes, both of
Carlisle, one daughter, Kimberly S. (husband, David) Wickard of Carlisle, one brother, Ronald Deihl of Carlisle, four sisters;
Joyce Chestnut and Margaret Darhower, both of Carlisle, Joan Splain of Newville and Kathryn Gitt of Camp Hill, six grandchildren;
Mackenzie Grimes, Haley and Jesse Wickard and Tiffany, Hunter and Wyatt Grimes, three step-grandchildren, two step great-grandsons
and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Vance K. Deihl.
A viewing will begin at 12:00 noon on Monday, June 30, 2014, followed
by the funeral service at 1:30 p.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle. Rev.
Lewis Splain will officiate. Burial will be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.
Memorial contributions may be made to Central PA Down Syndrome Awareness Group, 175 Briarwood Lane, Carlisle, PA 17015.
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I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you. John 14:18
May it bring you comfort to know that
so many people care. Jane was a very special lady. May God give you all comfort and peace during this time and in the days
George and Linda Smith
We are saddened to hear of your mothers
passing. I lost my mother in December and it is a void that can never be filled. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Vickie & Dave Wallick
Our thoughts and prayers
go out to the children and their families. Jane was a very special and thoughtful person. While it's never easy losing
a parent, she is at peace now with Bill watching down on all of you.
Matt, Angie, and Andee Boyce
Heaven has received another angel. Jane was a sweet lady, loved to bake, cook.
Loved her peach pies. Her children and grandchildren were blessed to have a lovely mother and grandmother. She will be sadly
Donna Flory Kuhn
Mary Jane's Family:
I am so sorry for you loss. You all will be
in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead. Mary Jane was a wonderful person.
Barbara Fraker Adams, Class of
To the family of Jane:
Jane was a wonderful lady, mother, friend, grandmother, sister, and I'm sure
the list goes on and on. We got to know Jane through Danny and it was a pleasure knowing her. She is now in a better place
with no suffering and is watching down on everyone.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.
Candace and Andy
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