Hilda V. Gruby, 79, of Floyd, passed away on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 in Rome Memorial Hospital Residential Healthcare Facility after a brief illness. She was born on April 6, 1932 in Floyd, a daughter of the late Leland and Freda Crofoot Brodock. She graduated from Holland Patent High School. In 1950, Hilda was united in marriage to John Gruby; a blessed union of 48 years until his passing which occurred in 1998. Hilda is survived by a son, Lawrence Gruby and his fiancAC., Sandra Dingman, of Floyd; two cherished grandchildren, Tiffany and Joshua Gruby; a sister and brother-in-law, Beulah and Charles Gage of Barneveld; two brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Sandra Brodock of Richmond, VA and Richard and Patricia Brodock of Floyd; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Gruby's graveside funeral service will be held later in the Spring in Floyd Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Floyd Volunteer Fire Department. The family is being served by the Gulla Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., 209 N. Washington St., Rome, (336-5700).
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