Sarah Grosz, 78, of Lenox

Sarah owned and operated Sunflowers Natural Health Food Store in Lee, Massachusetts, for 12 years.

Sarah Grosz, 78, of Lenox, died on March 1, 2022 after a brief illness.

She was born on September 16, 1943, in Queens, New York, to the late Luke and Anita Taglino Rajkovich. She attended Leviton High School on Long Island and was a 1961 graduate.

Sarah Grosz

After high school, she attended State University at Farmingdale in Long Island, where she earned her associate’s degree in advertising, art, and design. She worked at McCann Advertising and went to the World’s Fair in Queens, working for the director of RCA. She owned and operated Sunflowers Natural Health Food Store in Lee, Massachusetts, for 12 years.

Sarah was very active in many organizations. She was on the Board for “Why Me,” active in many church functions, led the Women’s Prayer Team, was a visionary who counseled many women, and at her own Christian Book Store, she helped start the Calvary Chapel in Pittsfield.

She also loved classical music and opera, was a very talented artist who created jewelry, and enjoyed painting. She was also an advanced swimmer, creative cook, a hiker and enjoyed kayaking.

Sarah had a zest for life and a heart for adventure. Traveling to 17 Caribbean islands, Europe, Israel, South America, Alaska, and 38 states.

Mrs. Grosz married Robert Grosz on October 1, 1966 on Garden City, Long Island. Together they raised three sons.

Besides her husband Robert of Lenox, she is survived by her sons: Robert Grosz Jr., Jason Grosz, and Jeremy Grosz (Monique); seven grandchildren: Robert, Cassidy, Elizabeth, AJ, Nicholas, Sasha, and Dakota; her great-grandchild Luke; and two sisters, Kathryn Striano and Georgette Burrell (William).

Besides her parents, Sarah was pre-deceased by her brother-in-law Guido.

A celebration of life will be held May 14, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Church Annex Building in Lenox. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sarah’s memory may be made to His Place Ministries, Lee Bank 501C3, for people in need in our area and overseas.