Point High School, Lou worked at Bethlehem Steel, at Fort Holabird, as a legal secretary, and as a librarian for Baltimore County.
Lou may be best known for her gracious manner and thoroughness in all that she accomplished and her dedicated community service.
She held leadership positions in local PTA’s, Girl Scout troops, the Dundalk Concert Association, the Dundalk Garden Club, the Woman’s Club of Dundalk, the Sigma Phi Gamma International Sorority, the Good Shepherd Lutheran and the United Methodist Churches, the Community College of Baltimore County — Dundalk, and the Maryland Arts Council.
In 1994, she was named the Optimist Club of Dundalk’s Citizen of the Year.
Lou enjoyed going to the ocean, gardening, shopping, and socializing with her friends.
She loved her growing family, leaving behind six grandchildren, their spouses, and thirteen greatgrandchildren.
A memorial service is being planned for the spring.
A scholarship fund in her memory has been created to support female students who are naturalized or firstgeneration US citizens attending the community college in Dundalk.
Donations may be sent to: Lucy A. Grumbach Scholarship, c/o CCBC — Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Dundalk, MD 21222, or online at www.ccbcmd.edu/ support-ccbc/ccbcfoundation. Click Give Now. Designation: Lucy A. Grumbach Scholarship.
LUCY A. GRUMBACH