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Hella Grayson

May 9, 1930 — December 23, 2022


With deep sorrow and much love, the family of Hella Grayson mourns the passing of Hella Rosa Grayson of Pasadena, MD, on December 23, 2022, at age 92.
She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Mike Quint, Jr. (Beverly), Patrice Sadler (James), and Colonel Marcus Quint (Jackie); her stepchildren, Jeff Grayson (Tina), Nancy Grayson, and Gary Grayson (​Lynn); her eighteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; as well as many extended family members and friends.
She is predeceased by her loving husband of 32 years, Commander Myron "Mike" Grayson; her former husband, Lieutenant Colonel Mike Quint; and her mother, Hedwig Hammerl.
Hella was born in Rankweil, Austria and moved to the United States with her husband and first child in 1957.  Over the next 20 years, she raised three children, worked, and moved frequently as a military wife, before settling in Northern Virginia, where she prospered as a real estate broker.

Family and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated McCully-Polyniak Funeral Home, P.A. 3204 Mountain Road Pasadena, Maryland 21122 on Friday December 30, 2022 from 5-8 PM Only. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday December 31,2022 at 10 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church 689 Ritchie Highway Severna Park, Maryland 21146. Hella will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at a time and date to be announced. In lieu of flowers, the family would like you to consider donating to a worthy cause. Please click on link for information for Emeka’s House Orphanage below.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, December 30, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

McCully Polyniak & Collins Funeral Home

3204 Mountain Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122

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Funeral Mass

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church (Ritchie Highway Severna Park, Maryland)


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