Brian L. Grunder

December 24, 1959 ~ April 22, 2021 (age 61)

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Brian L. Grunder, 61, of Newton Falls, passed away on Thursday April 22, 2021. On December 24, 1959 in Warren, Ohio, Jesse “Scott” and Betty (Young) Grunder welcomed the birth of their son Brian.

He was a 1978 graduate of Newton Falls High School. 

He was employed as a Laborer Local 935 throughout his lifetime, most recently as a Foreman with Barton Malow on the Ultium Battery Plant.

He enjoyed hunting with his friends and brothers, being outdoors, cheering on the Dallas Cowboys and his children in their many sports adventures. He also spent time tending to his expansive and prolific garden. While raising his young children they enjoyed many memorable experiences that they will treasure for a lifetime.  

Cherished memories of Brian will be carried on by his children daughter Libby (Mike) Popadak of Galena, OH, son Luke (Ashley) Grunder of Newton Falls, OH, son Andrew “Dink” (Lauren) Grunder of Gahanna, OH and daughter Hannah (Tom) Dever of San Antonio,TX. Brother Randy Grunder of Newton Falls, sisters Michelle (John) Harvey of Newton Falls, Karlene (Chuck) Lane of Newton Falls, numerous nieces, nephews, coworkers, friends and 20 Grandchildren.

Preceding Brian in death was his mother Betty, father Scott, and brother Jody.

Brian’s family will receive visitors on Monday April 26, 2021 from 4pm- 6pm at Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls, OH.  A memorial service will immediately follow the calling hours at the funeral home.




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April 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home (Newton Falls)

Memorial Service
April 26, 2021

6:00 PM
Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home (Newton Falls)

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