Mary Gumrot

Formerly of Glenside, PA

Mary Gumrot, formerly of Glenside PA, passed away Milford Place, on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the age of 100.  She was the daughter of the late John and Anna Pelech.

Mary worked at Glenside Elementary where she was the head cook for over 30 years.  She was very proud of her Ukrainian heritage. Mary and her late husband, Michael, helped to raise over $25,000 to start the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church.  They held the privilege of being the second registered perishers in the church which they were deeply involved with.

Mary was a caring and giving person by natural. She held a deep love for her family who will miss her immensely.  She was an avid baseball fan and devout Catholic.

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Gumrot; sisters, Margaret, Susan, Anna, and Theresa.

Mary is survived by her sons, Michael Gumrot (Carol) and Robert Russell (Nicolette); grandchildren, Stephanie Gumrot, Michael Gumrot, Robyn Burns and Jacklyn Wilson; and  9 great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Harrington, DE on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9 AM.  Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Fox Chase, PA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 109 Dixon St, Harrington, DE 19952.

Arrangements are by the Thomas E. Melvin & Son Funeral Home Inc, Harrington.  Visit us at to sign the condolence book.


  1. Apr28
    Funeral Mass 9:00am
    St. Bernadette Catholic Church
    109 Dixon St, Harrington, DE 19952