Cynthia Marie Tregoning Grob, age 69, of Frederick died Sunday, December 1, surrounded by her loving family, from complications of ALS. She lived and died with dignity, grace and peaceful strength.

Born March 14, 1950, in Frederick, she was the daughter of Helen Louise Morrissey Tregoning of Libertytown and the late John Tyson Tregoning Sr. She was the wife of John F. Grob, her husband of 50 years.

Cynthia enjoyed puzzle books, solitaire and road trips. She will be missed by the family dog, “Max.”

Surviving, in addition to her husband and mother, are children, Robert M. Grob and wife Christine of Frederick, Jason F. Grob of Hanover, PA; three grandchildren, Anthony J., Ty A. and Izabella M. Grob; sisters, Marlyn Turner of Mt. Pleasant, Peggy Rovinsky of Dunedin, FL; and brothers, Kenneth L. Tregoning of Uniontown and John T. Tregoning of Mt. Prospect, IL.

The family will welcome friends Thursday, December 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Hartzler Funeral Home-Libertytown, 11802 Liberty Rd., Frederick.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ALS Association, National Headquarters, 1275 K Street NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005.

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