Jaunita M. Groseclose

March 03, 1922 ‒ April 23, 2017

Fredericktown, Ohio

Jaunita M. Groseclose, 95, of Fredericktown passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Ohio Eastern Star Home. She was born March 3, 1922 in Marlinton, West Virginia to the late Bernard and Mattie (Gragg) VanReenan.

Jaunita married Roger Groseclose on April 3, 1940 in Pearisburg, Virginia.  They lived in Washington, DC and Maryland while Roger was stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland with the Navy.  In 1952, they moved to Utica and in 1957 they moved to a farm south of Fredericktown.  Over the years she worked for the Better Brush Company, Lewis and Coffing IGA, Ringwalts and Rudins Department Store.

Jaunita was a member and Past Worthy Matron of Ann Hill Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star in Fredericktown and a member of the Green Valley United Methodist Church.

Jaunita is survived by her sons, J. Frederick (Shirley) Groseclose of Fredericktown, Richard Groseclose of Marlinton, WV and Barry (Connie) Groseclose of Mount Vernon; ten granchildren, David (Laura) Groseclose of Howard, Linda (Ron) Matthews of Mount Vernon, Jesse (Shirleen) Groseclose of Marlinton, WV, Shana (Kim McGraw) Groseclose of Portland, OR, Amy Groseclose of Williston, ND, Andy (Angie) Groseclose of Milford, Michael (Jennifer) Groseclose of Newburg, IN, Adam (Carolin) Groseclose of Madison Heights, MI, Thomas (Emily) Groseclose of Columbus and Katie Groseclose of Columbus; nine great grandchildren, Matthew and Nichole Groseclose of Howard, Ryan and Rachel Matthews of Mount Vernon, Olivia, Megan and Henry Groseclose of Milford and Jacob and Timothy Groseclose of Newburgh, IN.

Besides her parents, Jaunita was preceded in death by her husband, Roger; a son, David Groseclose; four brothers, Dale, Earl, Lake and Eugene VanReenan; and sisters, Beulah Mills and Nina Sergent.

At Jaunita’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral services.  Burial will be in Forest Cemetery, Fredericktown.

The family would like to thank the friends and staff at the Ohio Eastern Star Home for their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH  43050.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting, www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home in Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of Jaunita M. Groseclose.

  • Fred, Shirley and Family,

    Sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Your Former Neighber,

    Sue Harwell

  • Fred, Shirley and family,

    Our deepest sympathies to you all. We are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Don and Lee Thomas
    Tucson, Az.

  • Fred, Dick & Barry,
    Sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. I kinda grew up with her just as you did. She was always “one of the family” at our grocery store, whether as an employee or customer. My family extends our deepest condolences. R.I.P. Juanita.
    Rick Coffing

  • Just learned of your mother’s passing a few days ago and want you to know how much I enjoyed our relationship – we spent many good times together, and sorry health problems kept me from visiting with her. Juanita Pipes