Janet Frieda (Taylor) Grubbs, age 87, a New Castle resident, passed away in her home Saturday, October 15, 2022. She was born October 16, 1934, in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, a daughter of James B. and Marie (Derr) Taylor.

Janet lived many places before settling down in New Castle. She had a very adventurous spirit and enjoyed traveling and playing bingo. Janet was employed with the State Hospital for 31 years before retiring in 1996. Being a mom, wife, and grandma is what she cherished most. She loved spending time with her family.

Janet is survived by her husband, Denver Grubbs, Sr., whom she married October 19, 1957; three children Denise (Steve) Bates, Deena (Lee) Blake, Derek (Amy) Grubbs; 11 grandchildren, Matthew Stephens, Christa Goodwin, Kara Saghir, Braden Grubbs, Danielle Malicoat, Vanessa Bookmyer, Evan Carender, Amanda Blake, Jared Grubbs, Lacey Rivers, and Megan Crabtree; 27 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren.

Janet was preceded in death by a son, Denver Grubbs, Jr., and a grandson, Matthew Stephens.

In honor of the family’s request, there will be no visitation or services.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Dementia Research, 355 West 16th. St., Indianapolis, IN. 46202.

Rose City funeral home directors and staff are honored to serve the Grubbs family. Online condolences or tributes may be made at www.rosecityfunerals.com.