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Joan Helen Grabinsky, 68

40-year Sculpture House employee ...

Jan 14, 1951 — Dec 9, 2019

Joan Helen Grabinsky, formerly of Skillman, died in a car accident with her daughter — Karen Leah Grabinsky — in Scotrun, PA, on December 9. She was 68.

She was born in Trenton on January 14, 1951 and was the daughter of the late William and Madeline (Weisgarber) Ferry.

Joan had worked in Shipping and Receiving for Sculpture House in Skillman for 40 years, until retiring.

Joan was the wife of Russell Grabinsky for 51 years. They had retired to Effort, PA, in the Poconos.

She will be deeply missed by her husband; her daughters: Nancy Grabinsky and her fiancé Rolland Reinert of Walnutport, PA; and Joan Adams and her fiancé Candice Lowe of Effort, PA.

She was the loving grand-mother to her four grandchildren: Christina, Michael, Abigayl, and Madelynn; and her four great grandchildren: Tarik, Jaydynn, Peytenne and Gabriel.

She is also survived by two brothers: William Ferry and his wife Sheryl of Frenchtown; and Henry Smith of South Amboy; one sister: Barbara Heinrichs of Frenchtown; and several nieces and nephews.

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