Cumberland Times-News


April 15, 2013

MARY B. GRANT [Westernport]

WESTERNPORT — Mary Bernadine (Kolberg) Grant, 104, formerly of Maryland Ave., Westernport, and most recently of Egle Nursing and Rehab Center, Lonaconing, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at the nursing center with her nieces and nephew by her side.

Born Jan. 25, 1909, in Westernport, she was the daughter of the late William and Magdelene Jane (Haning) Kolberg. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Robert S. Grant, and four brothers, William “Babe,” Elmer “Tillie,” Edgar and Paul Kolberg. She was the last survivor of her immediate family.

Mary was a member of St. Peters Catholic Church, Westernport and Westernport Senior Citizens. She had a long and happy life and will be missed by all especially her nieces, Judy Cline and husband Jerry, Mary Ann Cowles, and her nephew, Robert Kolberg. She also leaves behind many other nieces and nephews and her close friends, Barbara Brown and Diane Amann.

As per Mary’s wishes, there will be no visitation or funeral service.  

A graveside service will be conducted at the Philos Cemetery, Westernport, on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Father Edward Hendricks officiating.

The family extends a heartfelt thanks to the staff and Egle Nursing Center for the compassionate and loving care given to Mary during her stay there.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Peters Catholic Church Bereavement Committee, or the Egle Nursing and Rehab Center Activities Fund.

Boal Funeral Home, Westernport, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to the family at


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