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Richard L. Groff

May 11, 1927 ~ August 10, 2017 (age 90)

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SERVICES

Memorial Service
Saturday
August 19, 2017

11:00 AM
Palmyra Church of the Brethren
45 North Chestnut Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078

Reception
Saturday
August 19, 2017

12:00 PM
Palmyra Church of the Brethren
45 North Chestnut Street
Palmyra, Pennsylvania 17078


Richard L. Groff, 90, of Londonderry Village, Palmyra passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the home.

 

Born May 11, 1927 in Palmyra, he was a son of the late Clarence L. and Edith M. (Boyd) Groff and the widower of Grace E. (Espenshade) Groff.  He was also preceded in death by his brother Donald E. Groff.

 

Former co-owner and operator of C. L. Groff Sons, Palmyra, he was a very active lifetime member of the Palmyra Church of the Brethren, serving as Moderator, a lifetime Deacon and several other capacities throughout his life.  Dick was a Palmyra Rotary Fellow, former member of the Palmyra Borough Council, and founding board member of the Lebanon Valley Brethren Home.

 

Surviving are his sons James R. Groff of Monte Sereno, California and J. Stephen Groff of Medfield, Massachusetts; sister Mildred A. Rein of Palmyra; six grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.

 

A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, August 19, 2017 at his church, 45 North Chestnut Street, Palmyra with a visitation and reception to follow in Fellowship Hall.  Private interment in Spring Creek Cemetery, Hershey.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Palmyra Church of the Brethren, 45 North Chestnut Street, Palmyra, PA 17078 or the Good Samaritan Fund of Londonderry Village, 1200 Grubb Road, Palmyra, PA 17078.

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