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Grace J. Carruth, 88, of Prince Frederick died Feb. 17, 2013, at the Calvert County Nursing Center in Prince Frederick.

She lived in Morningside most of her life but moved to Calvert County recently to be with her family. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9619 and Bells United Methodist Church. She loved to cook and sew. She also made beautiful porcelain dolls. But to her family, she was always a mom and a great-great-grandma.

She was preceded in death by her husband of more than 45 years, James Carruth, who died in 1990; and sons-in-law, Clem and Bob Taylor.

She is survived by her children, Robert Gordon and his wife, Linda, Frances Finstad, Thomas Carruth and his wife, Barbara, Joan Snyder and her husband, Robert, Jane Taylor, Gail Wells and her husband, Bob, and Susan Pietrucha and her husband, David; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at Lee Funeral Home Calvert in Owings.

Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 11, at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Maryland Veterans Cemetery in Cheltenham.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 9870 Old Solomons Island Road, Owings, MD 20736.