Jean E. Gruber age 85, of Mickleton passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019. She was born in Swedesboro to the late John Lyons and Marjorie (Watson). Jean loved spending time gardening, bird watching, cross stitching and was a member of Fellowship Bible Church.
Wife of the late Carl W. Gruber Sr., she is survived by her three sons, Barry W. (Stella) of Mickleton, Paul B. (Joyce) of Paulsboro, John A. (Patricia) of Glassboro; daughter-in-law, Sarah Gruber; sister, Linda Hughes (Charles); 6 grandchildren, Albert (Rebekah), Tara (Justin), Matthew, Melissa (Mark), Justin (Rebecca) and Jesse (Hanna); and 11 great grandchildren, Elijah, Isaac, Vivian, Nikolay, Kaileigh, Mason, Logan, Evelyn, Jamison, Theodore and Waverly. Jean was also predeceased by her son, Carl W. Gruber Jr.
Family and Friends may visit from 9:30 AM to 11 AM on Wednesday, November 20th at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main St. Mantua, NJ where a Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM. Burial will follow at Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, NJ. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to Children's Fellowship of India Inc., 151 Plum Creek Rd., North East, MD 21901. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com