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Doris Gruenewald, 95, died peacefully on September 10, 2017. She was born in Paterson, NJ, on August 17, 1922 to her dear parents, Adeline (Dubell) and Harry Leake. She was deeply devoted to her family and loved spending quality time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She also enjoyed being with her loving sister, Betty, at the Jersey Shore. Doris loved to play games with her family and also trivia games at the Avalon where she resided. Doris enjoyed reading in the sun, watching current news, Judge Judy, Jeopardy, and the New York Giants. Doris will be greatly missed by all who knew her for her generous nature and loyal friendship. Doris was predeceased by her parents, her sister Betty (2017), and her beloved husband of 44 years, Edmund A. Gruenewald (1995). She is survived by her loving children, son Edmund “Eddie” Gruenewald and his wife Donna, and daughter Susan Calligaro and her husband Daniel; 6 cherished grandchildren, Joey, Erica, Juliana, Katy, Analise, and Lizabeth, and 2 adored great-grandsons, Caleb and Will. A Visitation will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Branchburg Funeral Home, 910 Route 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876 (908-526-7638). Burial is private. The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Doris’ name to the Bradley Gardens Rescue Squad, 106 Linden Street, Bridgewater, NJ 08836. Visit www.branchburgfuneralhome.com to send condolences.

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