Jonathan  Grace


Jonathan "Jack" Grace, 82, a lifetime resident of Wolf Creek Township, passed at home on Friday morning, May 17, 2019, after a five-year courageous battle with cancer.
He was born on the family farm on April 22, 1937, to James L. and Carrie E. (Naylor) Grace.
Jack married Dorothy L. "Dottie" Westlake on July 20, 1957. She survives at home.
Jack was a graduate of Grove City High School in 1954, and he was member of Millbrook Presbyterian Church.
He was a self-employed farmer throughout his life.
He formerly worked at Grove City Bus Lines for 25 years and Cooper Bessemer. For many years he was the caretaker of Union Home Cemetery.
Together with his wife, Dottie, they owned and operated Graceland Farm Market, which was established by Jack's parents in 1962. Later they added glass gifts and the greenhouse items.
Jack was active with the Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers Association.
Most important in Jack's life was God, family and farming.
Survivors include his wife, Dottie, at home; six children, Dawn Grace and partner Wayne Jaillet, Frank Grace and wife Bonnie, Jackie Grace, Bill Grace, Nancy Grace and Mark Grace and wife Dawn; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Nancy McCauslin; and a brother, James D. Grace and wife Ida.
His parents preceded Jack in death.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society

Jonathan "Jack," 82, of Wolf Creek Township.
Calling hours: From 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday (5-20-19) at CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME INC., 306 Bessemer Ave., Grove City.
Service: Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday (5-21-19) at the funeral home.
Burial: Union Home Cemetery.
Published on May 17, 2019
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8 posts

Ken Dearolf Jr.
May 19, 2019
Meet your dad working at farm show vegetable stand many years ago. His smile and kind words will be missed.
Erin Scheib
May 18, 2019
The world has lost a wonderful and kind man. I am praying for you all at this difficult time. Please let us know if there is anything we can do... all of us girls just loved Mr Grace! ❤️ He will always hold a special place in my heart.
Debbie Pitoscia
May 18, 2019
Dearest Dawn and family,
May the prayers of all your loved ones ,somehow ease the pain of your Dad's passing. My deepest of sympathy to my new found friend. God's Angels surround each of you and bring you peace. Love, Deb
Jim and Judy Seder
May 18, 2019
Frank, we are so sorry that your Dad had to deal with such a terrible disease. He is now at peace and will be your Guardian Angel.
Craig & Juanita Gothe
May 18, 2019
Our sincere condolences!
phyllis and John Vogt
May 18, 2019
I have never met a man who valued his family and life the way Jack did. No matter how many hardships he endured, he always had a smile on his face. He was a hard working man who gave it his all, right up until the end. He will truly be missed by his family and friends. R.I.P. jack
Sherry & Dave Cobler
May 17, 2019
God looked around his garden and saw an empty space. Then he looked down upon this earth and saw your tired face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. God's garden must be beautiful, he only takes the best.
Deena Edwards
May 17, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear of his passing...such a sweet, kind man. Prayers for all the family/friends left behind.