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Sara Grochmal

Sara D Grochmal

Wednesday, September 12th, 1923 - Sunday, June 28th, 2020
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Sara Dykes Grochmal, 96, of San Mateo, passed from this life on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at her home following a long wonderful life. She was known for her beautiful smile and bright blue-gray eyes. Born in San Mateo, Sara lived most all her life in San Mateo except for a brief time in Macclenny where she graduated from Baker County High School in 1941. Sara worked 25 years as a clerk at the old Checkerboard Feed Store. She was a member of St. Monica Catholic Church in Palatka as well as Senior Friends and the Singles Club where she served as treasurer. In her leisure time, Sara enjoyed sewing, reading. dancing and especially fishing. She was most happy when people came to visit, especially babies. They would light up her world. She will be dearly missed by many.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Zigmund A. Grochmal, a son, Marvin Morris Brown, her parents, Walter Dykes and Della Rogero Dykes and 1 brother, Wiley Dykes, Winter Park and 1 sister, Willie Lee Farrow, Ocala.
Sara is survived by a son, Walter Glenn Brown (Deckie) of San Mateo, a daughter, Frances Annette Brown of St. Augustine, a dearly beloved sister, Patricia Kilgore (Jimmy) of San Mateo, 4 grandchildren, Dawn Wesley, Dena Maynard (Michael), Darrell Gardner (Vicki) and Melissa Gardner, 8 great-grandchildren and numerous other extended family.
Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Friday, July 3, 2020 at St. Monica Catholic Church with Father Ron Camarda as celebrant. Burial will follow at San Mateo Cemetery. Lunch will be served at the family home following the service. 358 East End Road, San Mateo. No public visitation is scheduled.
Due to concerns with the Covid 19 virus, all attending the services at the church are required to wear face masks.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Sara’s Book of Memories page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, July 3rd, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Friday, July 3rd, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Monica Catholic Church
    Address
    114 South 4th Street
    PALATKA, FL 32177
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    Officiant
    Father Ron Camarda
  • Interment

    Location
    San Mateo Cemetery
    Address
    141 San Mateo Rd.
    SAN MATEO, FL 32187
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Linda Argall

Posted at 09:41am
I will miss you. Thanks for making me a part of your family. Love you
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Anna Johnson

Posted at 06:32pm
Sara was a special person. She was always welcoming and with that smile, she had could make your day. Our thoughts, love, and prayers .
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Valerie Wilson

Posted at 03:11pm
In honor of Sara. My thoughts & prayers are with you.
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Richard and Denise Mooney

Posted at 12:22pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Richard Mooney

Posted at 09:00am
Aunt Sara and my mama Kate Mooney were the best of friends, I am sorry for your loss.
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