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Edward L. Grinnell

April 3, 1938 — March 30, 2023

Edward L. Grinnell, 84, passed away Thursday morning, March 30, 2023 at his home, with his family by his side.

Edward was born on April 3, 1938 in Warren, OH, a son of the late Lamont and Dorothea Grinnell.

He was a graduate of Cortland High School and worked with the Local 396 Plumbers and Pipefitters.

He was a woodworker and tin maker. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, gardening, and caring for his horses. Most of all, he loved to be with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

Edward will be deeply missed by his loving wife, Lauralee “Larry” Grinnell, whom he married on February 21,1958; children, Elizabeth (Timothy) Glancy and Robert (Anita) Grinnell; grandchildren, Kyle (Taylor), Nicholas (Jen), Zachary (Meghan), Evan (Ariel), and Dylan (Britni); great-grandchildren, Ryker, Emma, and Eva; brother Fred (Jane) Grinnell; and his horses that he adored, Bud and Amy.

Per Edward’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and arrangements were entrusted with Lane Family Funeral Homes – Shafer Winans Chapel in Cortland.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Valley at 5190 Market St. Boardman, OH 44512.

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