Mary Granet

Mary Granet

Mary Granet, 90, of Morristown died Nov. 11, 2013. She immigrated to the United States from Poland in 1938. Her parents and siblings did not survive the Nazi invasion and she was adopted by her Aunt Fannie and Uncle Morris Rubin of Brooklyn. She lived there after her marriage before moving to Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., in 1979 and later Morristown.

Mrs. Granet was a middle school math teacher at PS 111 in Brooklyn. After moving to Arizona, she became a full- time travel agent. She also became a docent in the Phoenix Art Museum, concentrating on Renaissance art history.

She was very active in her Brooklyn community. She volunteered her time as a local Girl Scout troop leader, president of the PTA, leader of her temple’s sisterhood and PTA, math tutor for neighborhood children, and a participant in the weekly Mah Jongg Club.

She was a cancer survivor of over 25 years and had triple bypass surgery at the age of 79.

Predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Edward, in 2009, she is survived by two daughters, Debbie (Bob) Stolow of Liberty, NY, and Amy (the late Ronnie) Tropp of Arizona; her son, Barry (Sheryl) of Parsippany; and eight grandchildren.

Services were held Nov. 13 with arrangements by J.L. Apter Memorial Chapels of Maplewood. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice or an educational institution of one’s choice.

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