Obituary of Grant Bernard Torsell, Sr., 82
Grant was a 1944 graduate of the Bellefonte Area High School and attended Pennsylvania State University and a trade school.
He was the owner of Grant Torsell Buick in State College, and was a past president of the Nittany Country Club. He was an avid golfer and sportsman.
Grant was a member of the Benevolent Protective Order of the Elks Lodge #1094 and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1600 of Bellefonte.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the:
Veteran of Foreign Wars Post #1600
123 S. Spring Street
Bellefonte, PA 16823
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Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. - Bellefonte
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bellefonte with Father Valentine J. Bradley officiating.
Burial will follow at Centre County Memorial Park.
There will be a public visitation held on Wednesday, April 1, 2009 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a Christian Wake service held at 7:00 p.m. at Wetzler Funeral Service in Bellefonte.
He is survived by:
Wife - Gail McKelvey Beaver
Daughters - Sharon Torsell Truchan and her husband Stephen, of Mars, PA, Carol Torsell Opalisky and her husband Michael, of Mechanicsburg.
Son - Grant Torsell Jr. and his wife Nancy of State College.
Step-Sons - Kevin Beaver and wife, Kim, of New Paris and Jarret Beaver and wife, Michele, of Alum Bank.
Step-Daughter - Christine Hattler and husband, Craig, of Altoona.
Sisters - Angeline DePolis of Bellefonte and Ethel Knapp and husband Jay, of Bellefonte.
Parents - Frank Torsell and Mary Josephine Caputo
Second Wife - Margaret Burke
Brothers - Peter, Carmen, Joseph, Russell, and Ernest.
Sisters - Susan and Lucy.