Betty Patricia Gruver, 94, formerly of Gaithersburg, died Dec. 24, 2012, in Rome, N.Y.
She was born Jan. 12, 1918, in Pennsylvania to the late Frank and Marianne Ball.
She is survived by her children, Mary Lee Phelps of Accokeek, Ann K. Barnard of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, Bettina Smith of Murrells Inlet, S.C., William John Gruver of Gaithersburg, Andrew Gruver of Glydon, and Michael Gruver of Rome, N.Y.; her sister, Lavonne Ball of Lewistown, Pa.; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorial services will take place at 11 a.m., Jan. 12, 2013, at Grace Methodist Church in Gaithersburg.
Memorial contributions may go toward Montgomery Hospice at www.montgomeryhospice.org.