Irene R. Grube

Irene R. Grube, 95, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Friday, October 29, 2021, at The Fountains at Indiana.

She was born August 20, 1926, in Cowansville, PA, a daughter of the late Margaret D. (Hess) and Daniel Caldwell.

On June 9, 1946, she married Eugene C. Grube. He preceded her in death on June 14, 2006.

Irene was the owner of Rene’s Beauty Shop for fifteen years and the secretary for Grube Business Machine for eleven years.

She was a member of the Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church in Punxsutawney and volunteered her time delivering meals with Meals-On-Wheels.

She enjoyed golfing, shopping, playing cards and attending card club parties.

Irene is survived by her three children, daughter Linda Jo Fergasse and husband John of Indiana, PA, son Douglas E. Grube and Sara Eckert of DuBois and daughter Trudy Grube of Dayton, OH; a grandson Daniel Brudnock and wife Denise; four great grandchildren, Sasha, Niki, Jacquie and Dusty; a sister Jean Elkin of Indiana, PA, and a brother Dan Caldwell of Florida.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother Leo Caldwell and a daughter-in-law Ann Grube.

Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m., Monday, November 1, 2021, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, November 2, 2021, at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Wolfe officiating.

Interment will be in Circle Hill Cemetery, Punxsutawney.

Memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mrs. Grube, to the Woodland Avenue United Methodist Church, 201 Woodland Avenue, Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

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