KATHRYN S. GRUEL, 90, of Flat Rock and formerly of Baltimore, MD passed away Tuesday, June 6, 2006 at the Elizabeth House. She was the daughter of the late John and Sarah Gruel. She graduated from Seton High School in Baltimore, attended Baltimore Business College and retired from Baltimore Gas and Electric Company after many years. She was a Past Worthy Matron of the Daughters of JOB Chapter O.E.S. and Past Royal Matron of the Amaranth. Kathryn loved her church, her friends, enjoyed her bowling league and her many travels. She will be greatly missed. She is survived by her sister, Sally Stubbs of Flat Rock; nephew, John M. Stubbs, and wife Lisa of Fayetteville, NC; a niece, Sarah O. Papoff and husband David of Flat Rock, three grandnieces, Melanie Weaver and husband Tommy and Cameron Ovakit both of Miami, FL and Ashley West of Fayetteville, NC and two grandnephews, Justin and Jonathon West both of Fayetteville, NC. A memorial service will be held 11 am Saturday, June 10, 2006 at Pinecrest Presbyterian Church with Rev. Charles B. Evans III and Rev. Andy Ward officiating. There will also be a memorial service in Baltimore, Maryland at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Elizabeth House at :511 S. Allen Street, Flat Rock, NC 28731 or to Pinecrest Presbyterian Church at: PO Box 421, Flat Rock, NC 28731. Jackson Funeral Service and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.