Carl D. Grace

Carl D. Grace, 87, of Valley View Terrace, Apt. A126, Belleville, passed away at 5:50 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, at the Haven.

Born Sept. 14, 1931, in Wayne Township, Mifflin County, he was the son of the late Elmer Wade Grace and Ethel I. (Bratton) Grace. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Shirley (Yoder) Grace, who died April 13, 1991.

He is survived by his wife, Fern E. (Smucker) Grace, whom he married March 13, 1999, whom resides at their apartment.

He is also survived by: daughter, Sharon Bradshaw and husband, Joe, of Sarasota, Fla; a son, Steven Grace and wife, Holly, of Hood River, Ore.; as well as seven grandchildren, Benjamin, Emily, Samuel and Isabelle Bradshaw, and Zachary, Victoria and Sohpia Grace; and a brother, Durland Grace, of New York.

He was preceded in death by: a daughter, Catherine Grace in July 1964; and five sisters, Joyce Devore, Vivian, Pauline, Arletta and Karen Grace.

Carl attended Mount Union Area High School and was a 1959 graduate of Letourneau Aviation School. He was involved in aircraft maintenance with American Airlines in the New York City area until his retirement in March 1992.

He was a member of Maple Grove Mennonite Church and the Willing Workers Sunday school class. He enjoyed doing volunteer work and traveling.

His memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, at Maple Grove Mennonite Church, with Pastors Alan Kauffman and Nelson Roth officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family at Locust Grove Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, at Valley View Haven Chapel.

Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Valley View Haven, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004 or to Maple Grove Mennonite Church, P.O. Box 955, Belleville, PA 17004.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., 3813 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.