Obituary – Death, Newell Scott Grinder Dies At 68 Years

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Newell Scott Grinder Obituary – Death, Cause of deathNewell Scott Grinder, a 68-year-old Zelienople man passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 11th, 2021 while under the care of the wonderful medical staff at UPMC Passavant Hospital. He passed away unexpectedly leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.

 

Cause of Scott Grinder‘s Death…

Newell Scott Grinder, a 68-year-old Zelienople man passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 11, 2021 while under the care of the wonderful medical staff at UPMC Passavant Hospital. He passed away unexpectedly leaving family members, loved ones and friends in great grief and fear.

Friends will be received for visitation 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Wednesday, September 15th, 2021 at the Boylan Funeral Home, Inc., 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople, PA 16063.
A celebration of life service will be held for his graduation to Heaven at 11 A.M.

On Thursday, September 16th, 2021 at the Harmony-Zelienople United Methodist Church (HZUMC), 123 N. Pittsburgh St., Zelienople, PA 16063, with Rev. Dan Owens and Pastor John Seth officiating the celebration.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Christian Sports International. Please write “Scott Grinder Support” on the check memo line.

Donations can be made online or sent to P.O. Box 254, Zelienople, PA 16063.. According to our source, no cause of death has been declared as investigation is still on-going at the time of gathering this report.

 

Who Was Scott Grinder ?

Newell Scott Grinder was born on the May 25th, 1953 in Brookeville, PA. He was the son of the late Newell Ralph Grinder and Sara Elizabeth Grinder. Scott worked as a baseball umpire in Minor and Major League Baseball. He then went on to work at Robinson Industries and later launched into full-time ministry as the President of Christian Sports International.

Scott devoted his life to spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ through Christian Sports International, volunteering in his church community (Harmony-Zelienople United Methodist Church) and through loving each individual he encountered. Scott loved watching sports games, especially baseball, spending time with his wonderful friends and he loved supporting his children and grandchildren in all they do.

Of all the things Scott enjoyed in his life, loving and being with his beautiful wife, children and grandchildren was his greatest joy.

To know Scott was to know the kindness and loving heart of God. Scott will be deeply missed, however his impact and legacy will carry on for generations to come through his family and the numerous lives he has touched.

He leaves behind to cherish his memory and carry his life message his beloved wife, Lynn Grinder of Zelienople; his children, Michael Grinder and his wife, Shannon Grinder, of Beaver Falls, Gabe Grinder and his wife, Nicole Grinder, of Ottawa, KS, and Sarah Tilghman (Grinder) and her husband, Jonathan Tilghman, of Nashville, TN; his grandchildren, Josiah, Evan, Ashton, Islee and Uriah Grinder; and his sisters, Karen Cramer and Ruth Ann Gillespie.

We pray that God grants those who are affected by this death the fortitude to carry on. Losing a beloved one is one of the most difficult feelings on earth. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family members and friend.