Mary Gumrot, formerly of Glenside PA, passed away peacefully at the Milford Place, on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the age of 100. She was the daughter of the late, John and Anna Pelech.
Mary worked at Glenside Elementary where she was the head cook for over 30 years. She was very proud of her Ukrainian heritage. Mary and her late husband, Michael, helped to raise over $25,000 to start the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church. They held the privilege of being the second registered parishoners in the church which they were deeply involved with. She was an avid baseball fan and devout Catholic.
Mary was a caring and giving person by nature. She held a deep love for her family who will miss her immensely.
In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Gumrot; sisters, Margaret, Susan, Anna, and Theresa.
Mary is survived by her sons, Michael Gumrot (Carol), Robert Russell (Nicolette); grandchildren, Stephanie Gumrot, Michael Gumrot, Robyn Burns and Jacklyn Wilson; and 9 great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Harrington, DE on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9 AM. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fox Chase, PA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 109 Dixon St, Harrington, DE 19952.
Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington. Visit us at www.melvinfuneralhome.com to sign the condolence book.
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