Sarah Jane (Miller) Grossnickle

Born: Sun., Nov. 8, 1942
Died: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 17, 2017
Location: Donald B Thompson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
Location: Grossnickle Church of the Brethren

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Sarah Jane Grossnickle, 74, Middletown died Tuesday February 14 at Frederick Memorial Hospital. She was the wife of the late Gene Wade Grossnickle. Born in Arnoldstown on November 8, 1942 she was a daughter of the late Oscar and Faye Fink Miller. She was employed as deli manager with Weis Market for twenty-six years and had been employed with Weis for a total of thirty-four years.

She is survived by two children Donna Jean Summers and Michael Wade Grossnickle and wife Stephanie Shafer - all of Middletown, Three grandchildren; Shannon Wade Summers, Timothy Michael Grossnickle, Clayton Wade Grossnickle, Two step-grandchildren Connor and Vincent Grossman, Three sisters Catherine Parson of Alabama, Virginia Himes of Frederick and Martha Zecher of Burkittsville. She was predeceased by a sister Mary Alice Moser and two brothers Charles Miller and Richard "Tater" Miller.

The family will receive friends on Friday February 17 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM at the Donald B. Thompson Funeral Home, 31 E. Main St., Middletown. Funeral services will be held on Saturday February 18 at 11 AM from the Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, 11301 Meeting House Rd., Myersville. Rev. Donna and Tim Ritchey Martin will officiate. Interment will be made in the church cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frederick County Humane Society, 1832 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21702 or to the American Cancer Society @

Charitable donations may be made in Sarah's memory to the following organization:

Frederick County Humane Society
217 W. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701
Tel: 301-694-8300

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Jeff and Krista Fox
   Posted Wed February 15, 2017
Donna Mike and family
We are so sorry for the loss of your mother/grandmother~ She was a wonderful fun loving women always enjoyed having breakfast with her at LDS or having her wait on us at Weis~
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time~ May GOD be with you comfort you and walk beside each and everyone of you now and always~
Jeff and Krista Fox

Weis pharmacy
   Posted Sat February 18, 2017
Please accept our condolences on the loss of your mom/grandmother. She was a very friendly presence here at Weis. We were blessed to have her as a coworker/patient. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Sincerely, pharmacists: Sue & Lucy and pharmacy techs: Phil, Jill & Layla

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