Jeanne V. Gridler

February 3, 1922 ~ July 3, 2019 (age 97)


Jeanne V. Gridler, 97 of Scottdale, passed away, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. She was born February 3, 1922 in Ligonier the daughter of the late Thomas and Ellen (Donaldson) Fleming.

Jeanne was a loving homemaker tending to the needs of her family. Years ago, she had been employed by the Ruth Lumber Co., Bryce Brothers Glass and Laurel Vending.  She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Scottdale and a former member of the Clingerman Class.  She played the piano, crocheted, enjoyed camping and walks with her dog.  Jeanne was also a fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Penguins.

She is survived by her son, Richard T. Gridler, Sr., her daughter, Bonnie Little and husband Thomas W. Little, Sr., seven grandchildren,  Richard T. (Tom) Gridler, Jr.,  James D. (Jim) Gridler, William K. (Bill) Hall, Jr. and his wife, Eugenia, Heather L. Leydig and her husband, Ron, Thomas W. (Tommy) Little, Jr. and his wife, Chantel; Angela Lundström and her husband Patrick; and Brandi J. Little and five great-grandchildren, Christian, Jillian and Gretchen Little and Timothy O. (Timmy) and Benjamin A. (Ben) Metzger.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard H. Gridler, two brothers, James and Thomas Fleming and her daughter in law, Paulette Gridler.

Services for Jeanne will be private.  Interment will take place in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at or to a charity of one’s choice.  Arrangements are in the care of GRAFT-JACQUILLARD FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, INC. 303 Pittsburgh St. Scottdale.  To share a message of sympathy, please visit

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