Nancy A. Hanks Griesbaum, 76, of Albion, formerly of Rt 86, Edinboro, died Wednesday, December 29, 2010 at Pleasant Ridge Manor. She was born in Erie on September 19, 1934, the daughter of the late Percy E. and Edith (Milks) Hanks.
Nancy was born and raised in Erie, having attended Strong Vincent High School. She was a homemaker most of her life, but had also done office work for Roberts Trucking. Nancy was a born-again Christian who loved the Lord and her church. She enjoyed listening to Christian music, being by the lake, and going out for dinner. She also loved her van, her cat, and especially her family.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Bob Shreve, Bill, Dorman, and Charles Hanks, and a sister, Barbara Szymczak. Also by a son-in-law, Ronald Kramer, and a great grandchild, Thomas Dimon, Jr.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Griesbaum whom she married on August 25, 1952, and by seven daughters, Joann (Peter) Wolfram, Ketti Kramer, Jody (Bill) Roberts, Dani (Tony) Romanski, Lisa (Mark) Schlosser, LeAnn(Craig)Sholtis, Sharmon Beers (fiance Mike Seeley), 24 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Glunt Funeral Home, Edinboro, on Tuesday, January 4, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. until the time of a service at 8:30 p.m. There will be a memorial dinner between viewings at Edinboro Fire Dept. Social Center for anyone interested in sharing a few memories.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the New Beginnings Food Pantry, 7195 W. Ridge Rd, Fairview, PA 16415 or the Pleasant Ridge Friends Forever Fund, 8300 West Ridge Road, Girard, PA 16417.