Obituary

Cornelia Grundy

Posted:  Monday, November 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Cornelia “Gail” Grundy, 75, of Freedom Song Lane, Wiscasset died Nov. 17, 2017 at her residence.

She was born in Boston, Massachusetts on June 25, 1942, a daughter of Lawrence G. and Hellena V. (Bergstrom) Leigh Sr. She graduated from Medway High School and on May 26, 1962 she married John J. Grundy. They moved to Wiscasset in 1978. She was employed with the DoD-Supervisor of Shipbuilding in Bath and later in retail in Brunswick.

Gail was an active member of St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church in Wiscasset, serving as altar guild, a lay reader, on the Women of St. Phillip’s, the choir and cooking suppers for the church. She was also a member of Beta Sigma Phi.

She enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading, cake decorating and especially spending time with family and friends. One of her many joys was listening to the banter during Forced Family Fun held at their home twice each year.

Gail was predeceased by one son, Jason M. Grundy, her brother, Lawrence G. Leigh Jr., and her sister, Victoria K. Grant.

She is survived by her husband, John J. Grundy of Wiscasset; one son, John E. Grundy and his wife Leigh of Stow, Massachusetts; two daughters, Christine G. Grundy of Wiscasset and Jennifer L. G. Trowbridge and her husband Andrew of Ellsworth; four granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 25 at St. Phillip’s Episcopal Church, Hodge Street in Wiscasset. A gathering of family and friends will follow in the Church Fellowship Hall. Burial will be at a later date at Evergreen Cemetery in Medway, Massachusetts. Memorial contributions may be made to The Jimmy Fund c/o Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168 or online at www.jimmyfund.org or to American Parkinson’s Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Ave., Staten Island, NY 10305 or www.apdaparkinson.org.

Arrangements are by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. Condolences may be made online at www.DaigleFuneralHome.com.