Edwin C. ‘Brush’ Grannis

Edwin C. “Brush” Grannis, 72, Ramey, died Saturday. He was born in Philipsburg, son of August Sr. and Anna (Zezoney) Grannis. Surviving are his wife, Lois Jean (Berndt); a daughter, Peg Deibler of Shillington; two granddaughters; and three siblings: Doris Brenneman, John and Thomas. He was preceded in death by two siblings: Mary Louise Gates and August Jr. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at Kruise Funeral Home Inc., Ramey. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Christ the King Catholic Church, Houtzdale.