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Ira C. Grove, 74

December 20, 2008

Ira C. Grove, 74



JUNE 5, 1934-DEC. 19, 2008

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Ira C. "Grovie" Grove, 74, of 30 N. Church St., died Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born June 5, 1934, in Waynesboro, he was the son of the late Ira C. Grove Sr. and Sarah Blanche Decker Grove.

He was a 1954 graduate of Waynesboro High School.

He was employed as a tool and die maker by Grove Manufacturing for 20 years before retiring in 1999.

He served in the U.S. Army.

He was a member of Joe Stickell American Legion Post 15 of Waynesboro, William Max McLaughlin VFW Post 695 of Waynesboro, Order of Owls Nest 1073 of Waynesboro, Eagles Club Inc. of Waynesboro and Blue Ridge Sportsman's Association of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa., among others.

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He is survived by four sisters, LaRue Grove, Marion Corey and Jean Grove-Hull, all of Waynesboro, and Frances Pulzone of Callao, Va.; nieces; and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Irene Grove.

Services will be private.

Arrangements are by Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home in Waynesboro.

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