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Melvin J. Grossman

Born: Wed., Aug. 3, 1938
Died: Fri., May 7, 2021


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Tue., May 11, 2021
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., May 11, 2021
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., May 12, 2021
Location: William F. Young Funeral Home

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Melvin J. Grossman, 82, of Ridgeville passed away Friday May 7, 2021 at Butler Memorial Hospital after a heart seizure.  

Melvin was born on August 3, 1938 in Cherry Township as a son of the late James M. Grossman and late Ruby L. (Phillips) Grossman.  

Melvin was a Mason and Member of the Butler/ Victory Lodge 272 and a Member of the Scottish Rite of New Castle.  He retired from Heckett as a mechanic. He enjoyed hunting, playing cards, going to camp, and spending time with his family.  For many years, Melvin was known in the neighborhood as “The Handyman” always willing to help a neighbor in need.  

Melvin is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth Irene (Brewster) Grossman whom he married on June 14, 1958; two daughters: Ruth Dunn of Transfer and Karen (Jeffrey) Lyons of Forestville; one son: Melvin “Jim” (Nancy Renick) Grossman of West Sunbury; six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister: Ruby “Sis” Delores (George) Early of Hilliards; two brothers: Samuel E. (Doris) Grossman of West Sunbury and Larry J. (Judy) Grossman of Alabama; and numerous nieces and nephews.  

Melvin was preceded in death by one brother, one granddaughter, and one son-in-law.  

Family and friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Tuesday May 11, 2021 at the William F. Young Funeral Home 132 Main Street West Sunbury.  Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday May 12, 2021 at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Miller officiating.  

Burial will be in Rosewood Cemetery.

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Lisa Crawford
   Posted Mon May 10, 2021
Heartfelt thoughts go out to you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Chris Bowser
   Posted Mon May 10, 2021
My family is very sad to lose such a good neighbor. Our memory of Mel is of a kind, gentle man who always had time to help or converse. We hope your family is comforted by the many who share your grief. Deepest sympathy from Chris Bowser Family.

Jim Day
   Posted Wed May 12, 2021
Sorry to hear of this.

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