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Anna Belle (Long) Folk

October 2, 1912 ~ October 8, 2018 (age 106)

Anna Belle Folk, 106, of Grantsville, MD, died Monday, October 8, 2018, at Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville.

Born October 2, 1912, in Brothersvalley Twp., PA, she was the daughter of the late Simon and Malinda Belle (Brant) Long. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Simon and John Long; and one sister, Elsie Beachley.

Mrs. Folk was a homemaker and was previously employed as a custodian at the First United Bank and Trust. She was a member of the Beachdale Church of the Brethren, Grantsville Firemen’s Auxiliary, Grantsville Homemaker’s Club and the Grantsville Senior Citizens.

Anna Belle was an avid gardener, with an excellent green-thumb, who never met a plant she didn’t like. She took pride in her yard, her many flowers and her many dogs.

She is survived by one daughter, Glenda (Jeff) Riddle, Baldwin, MD; one sister, Helen Brant, Somerset, PA; two granddaughters, Megan Riddle and Meredith Riddle.

Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, on Friday, October 12, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the Beachdale Church of the Brethren, Berlin, PA, on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., with the Rev. Ronald Beachley officiating. Interment will be in the Beachdale Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Beachdale Church of the Brethren.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Donations may be made to:

Beachdale Church of the Brethren
803 Owl Hollow Rd., Berlin PA 15530

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