September 13, 1929 ~ July 30, 2020

Born in: Rochester, NY
Resided in: Greece , NY

Greece: Thursday, July 30, 2020 at age 90. Predeceased by her great-grandson, Bryant Grierson; husband, John M. Grierson; mother, Jane Versluys; son, John E. Grierson. Survived by her daughter, Lana (Gary) Brumbaugh, “son” John (Marcia) Cronk; grandchildren, Keith (Nancy) Grierson, Amy (Albert) Melita, Jennifer (Brian) Riley, Laura (Thomas) Finger, and Mark Brumbaugh; great-grandchildren Sydney, Dylan, Dakota, Sam, Emily, Andrew, Natalie, Ian, Michael, and Daniel; brother, Henry Versluys; nephews James and Richard Versluys; special cousins Gary, and Karen Cronk; special family Ellen Teichman , Dolores Snyder, Julie Pizzi, and many others who gave loving help and kindness during her life. Special thanks to the heroes at The Friendly Home for their loving care. She was a retiree of RCSD #22 School.

Friends may call Tuesday (August 4th) 4-7 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday (Aug 5th) 10:00 AM at St. John the Evangelist Church, Greece. Interment, Falls Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Rochester Theater Organ Society or The Friendly Home, Staff Appreciation Fund in her memory.


Visitation: Tuesday August 4, 2020 04:00 PM

Vay-Schleich & Meeson - Greece Chapel
1075 Long Pond Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Service: Wednesday August 5, 2020 10:00 AM

St. John the Evangelist Church - Greece
2400 West Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14626

Burial: Wednesday August 5, 2020 11:00 AM

Falls Cemetery
West Ridge Road
Rochester, NY 14626

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Gail M. Grierson 's name.

Rochester Theater Organ Society

PO Box 17114, Rochester, NY 14617

The Friendly Home, Staff Appreciation Fund

3156 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618

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  1. Heartfelt condolences to the entire family on Gail’s passing. She will be sorely missed by those who knew and loved her.
    Chuck and Ruth Westendorf

  2. Gail was so special to us and will be missed very much. She was always looking out for my mom, Helen, and others at the Friendly Home. So enjoyed our conversations and laughter. A true friend to us and many.

  3. To the family, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences for the loss of my dear friend and neighbor. I have missed the spirited conversations we had and how we tried to solve the problems of the world ever since she moved.
    To Gayle, the statue of Mother Mary you entrusted me with has been watching over your home since you left and will continue to for as long as I am here. God bless you.

  4. I worked with Gail at School 22. We at that time were bosom buddies. We were paraprofessionals and enjoyed the times spent with Gail. She was a caring and loving person. Children would call her grandma. She loved everyone of them and they loved her. I hope that some who remembered her paid her a visit. Gail was always doing something for the children and sometimes on a personal basis. She would bring her own ideas to school and was a success in doing so. I will never forget you Gail, you were a beautiful person inside and out. When I see and hear a music box , you always come to mind and remember the good times we had. Beautiful memories with you.

  5. Gail and I worked together at school 22, we had many laughs and enjoyed the times we spent together. She was a loving and caring person. She loved the children in her classrooms. She never had a cross word.They loved her. They called her grandma. She was a joy to have known her and I am glad she was in my life.

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