May 26, 1929 ~ April 13, 2019

Born in: Germany,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Amalie Martha “Maria” Klyszcz Gentry, 89, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Mission Hospital.

Mrs. Gentry was born in Germany on May 26, 1929 to the late Albert and Katrina Klyszcz. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Glenn Ray Gentry and her infant son, William Gentry.

The family of Mrs. Gentry will be receiving friends on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 from 11:00 to 12:30 in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian.

A graveside service will follow at 1:30 PM at Pisgah View Memorial Park in Candler with Pastor David Gentry and Father Daniel Cosa officiating.

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.


Visitation: April 16, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


Graveside Service: April 16, 2019 1:30 pm

Pisgah View Memorial Park
1529 Smoky Park Highway
Candler, NC 28715


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  1. I have so many great memories with Maria, she was such an amazing lady, very independent and loved life…. She will be greatly missed…

  2. To the family of Amalie Gentry,
    I am sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that “Jehovah is close to the brokenhearted; He saves those who are crushed in spirit.” (Psalm 34:18) With sympathy,

  3. to Amelia family so sorry for your loss she was a very sweet lady I got to know her when she was at Arrowhead Cove I worked grave yard shift and she always had a big bright smile for me early in the morning when I checked on her

  4. So sorry to hear of Mrs. Gentry’s passing. She was such a sweet neighbor. I miss seeing her sitting on her porch.

  5. You will always stay in our hearts and always be loved from all your Family from Germany, Poland and America. We will never forget you Auntie.

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