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Mark A. Grasley

March 17, 1935 ~ March 19, 2022 (age 87)

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Mark A. Grasley Sr., 87, of Berwick passed away suddenly Saturday March 19, 2022 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by his entire family. He was born March 17, 1935 in Berwick, a son of the late Lawrence and Lena (Hartman) Grasley.

He graduated from Berwick High School, a few years later was drafted into the Army where he served proudly and enjoyed traveling the world. Later in his life he attended classes at Penn-State where he obtained his real estate license. Mark worked for Penn-Dot as a bridge inspector. He was a member of Bethany United Methodist Church and a free mason Knapp Lodge #462. Mark enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball (having visited 24 different stadiums with his wife), traveling, and most of all spending time with his family.

Mark is survived by his wife the former Betty Benefield, whom he married November 23, 1963, four children; Mark A. Grasley Jr. wife Chrissy of Hamburg, PA, Matthew Grasley wife Rebecca of Houstan, TX, Martin Grasley wife Vickie of Berwick, Melanie Grasley-Mordan husband Michael “Bubba” of Berwick, seven grandchildren; Aaron Grasley, Marinna Grasley, Martin Grasley Jr., Maranda Grasley, Mitchell Setzer, Gabriel Grasley, Alexis Grasley,  and two great-grandchildren; Forrest Setzer and Brayden Mensch.

Mark was preceded in death by his parents as well as his brother Howard Grasley.

Services will be Saturday March 26, 2022 at 11:00 am at James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 1024 Market St., Berwick with his pastor, Pastor Stephen Portner officiating. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10:00 am until time of service at the funeral home. F&AM Mason Knapp Lodge #462 will perform masonic service at 10:45 am.

In lieu of flowers contributions in Mark’s memory may be sent to, Shriners Children’s Hospital, 3551 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140 F & AM Masonic Knapp Lodge #462, 1337 Orange St, Berwick, PA 18603 and Berwick (college scholarship fund), 1100 Fowler Ave, Berwick, PA 18603.

Family and friends may send online condolences to jameslhinckleyjrfuneralhome.com. The James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Berwick is handling arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
March 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.
1024 Market St
Berwick, PA 18603

Masonic Service
Saturday
March 26, 2022

10:45 AM
James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.
1024 Market St
Berwick, PA 18603

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 26, 2022

11:00 AM
James L. Hinckley Jr. Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc.
1024 Market St
Berwick, PA 18603

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