Elaine A. Grehl

Elaine A. (Kuhlmey) Grehl, 87, a long-time resident of Nanuet, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 7, 2017 with her loving husband by her side.

Elaine was born in Elmhurst, Queens, to Anna (Walsh) and Carl Kuhlmey.  As a young woman she enjoyed many outdoor activities, was as avid gardener, and a skilled seamstress. After marriage, she and her husband, Frank settled in Flushing, Queens, raised their three children, and eventually moved to Nanuet in 1969. Elaine and the family enjoyed summers at their home on Candlewood Lake in Connecticut.
Elaine was a member of St. Anthony’s Parish, belonging to CFM for many years and was a member of Nanuet 2 Senior Citizens. Elaine and Frank loved to travel together with their friends, and enjoyed visits to the casinos.
Elaine was a dedicated wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. A devoted daughter, Elaine and Frank took care of her mother for many years.
Elaine is survived by her husband of over 65 years,  Frank; daughter and son-in-law,  Virginia and James Krul of New Milford, CT.; daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Kirk Ziegler of West Milford, NJ;  and son and daughter-in-law,  Richard and Debra Grehl of West Nyack, NY; 

Granddaughter and husband,  Jessica and Marc Robling of Barkhamsted, CT; grandson, Justin Krul of New Milford, CT.; granddaughter and husband,  Victoria and Richard Fraenkel of Gales Ferry, CT; grandson and wife, Christopher and Julianne Grehl of Bardonia, NY; and  great grandchildren, Emily and  Kevin Fraenkel. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews who will always remember her as “AnElaine”

Friends may call Sunday, August 13 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Joseph W. Sorce F.H. Inc.
A celebration of Elaine’s life will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 14 at St. Anthony's Parish Church, 36 West Nyack Rd., Nanuet, NYfollowed by internment at St. Anthony's Cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital www.stjude.org/donate


Joseph W. Sorce F. H. Inc.
728 West Nyack Rd.
West Nyack, NY10994
(845) 358 – 4433
www.sorcefuneralhome.com