Sylvia E. Grewell, 89, of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at Lafayette Pointe Nursing and Rehab Center, West Lafayette.

She was born July 5, 1924, in Elizabeth, W.Va., to the late Evard and Martha (Lightner) Tanner.

She was a homemaker.

On May 5, 1959, she married Edward B. Grewell, who died on Sept. 6, 2007.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Gary Brill of Newcomerstown; several step-children; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, JoAnn Brill; and several brothers and sisters.

Graveside services were Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in West Lawn Cemetery, Newcomerstown, with the Rev. Paul Gerycz.

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