Irene Grove Obituary

Irene J. Grove

May 20, 1940 - August 28, 2012
Resided in Greencastle, PA
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Mrs. Irene J. "Sue" (Jones) Grove, 72, of 2075 Hykes Road, Greencastle, PA died Tuesday evening, August 28, 2012 in her home. She had been in failing health for the past six months.

Born May 20, 1940 in Waynesboro, PA, she was the daughter of the late Martin E. and Elva C. (Harrison) Jones. She was a lifelong resident of the Waynesboro and Greencastle areas.

Mrs. Grove graduated from Waynesboro Area Senior High School with the class of 1958.

She and her husband, Milland R. Grove, were married in 1962 in Hagerstown, MD.

Mrs. Grove worked at Letterkenny Army Depot, Chambersburg, PA, for over 25 years, retiring in 1988.

She was a member of the National AARP and enjoyed reading, working on puzzles, knitting, and crocheting.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two sons, Milland Grove, Jr. of Yuma, AZ and Shawn Grove of Mercersburg, PA; three grandchildren; eight sisters, Cleona Small of Philadelphia, PA, Mildred Burke of Waynesboro, Doris Howard of Chambersburg, Maxine Younker of Florissant, MO, Martha Johnson of Philadelphia, Mary James of Downingtown, PA, Merry McCoy of Ortanna, PA and Marcia Cook of Augusta, GA; two brothers, Martin Jones, Jr. of Greencastle and Archie Jones of South Mountain, PA; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 1, 2012, in Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home, 521 S. Washington St., Greencastle, with Pastor Michael Carey officiating. Burial will follow in Parklawn Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday evening, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library, 305 E. Baltimore Street, Greencastle, PA 17225 or Maugansville Bible Brethren Church, 17904 Binkley Avenue, Maugansville, MD 21767.

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Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home
521 S. Washington St.
Greencastle, PA US 17225
Friday, August 31, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Miller-Bowersox Funeral Home
521 S. Washington St.
Greencastle, PA US 17225
Saturday, September 1, 2012
10:00 AM
Parklawn Memorial Gardens
3218 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA US 17201
Saturday, September 1, 2012
11:30 AM