Deborah D. Grill, 64, mother of three, Penn State cook, good-natured and selfless

By on January 25, 2017

Deborah D. Grill, 64, of Reinholds, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.

She was born in Ozone Park, N.Y., to the late Edward and Delores (Skates) Robinson, and was the wife of Frank Grill, with whom she shared 42 years of marriage.

Deborah worked as a cook for the Pennsylvania State University. She was a good-natured person, and always thought of others first, and never herself. She will be greatly missed.

In addition to her husband, Deborah is survived by three children: Jennifer, wife of John Link, of Wantagh, N.Y.; Nicholas Grill, husband of Tiffany, of Reading; and Denise, wife of Anthony Kaplan, of East Meadow, N.Y.; seven grandchildren: Belinda, Kalei, Tyler, Noelle, Makenna, Annabelle, and Sadie; three brothers: Edward, Daniel, and David Robinson.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother: Richard Robinson.

Services were held Jan. 22 at Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, Denver. Interment will be private at the convenience of the family.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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