Maurice L. Grove, 84

June 02, 2011

OCT. 31, 1926-JUNE 1, 2011

Maurice Lee Grove, 84, a resident of Homewood Retirement Community, Williamsport, Md., passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center on his 60th wedding anniversary.

Born in Pinesburg, Md., on Oct. 31, 1926, he was the son of the late Isaac N. and Mary Louise Mentzer Grove.

Maurice was a 1944 graduate of Williamsport High School and served in the U.S. Army Air Forces.

He worked for the CSX  Railroad as a computer programmer until retiring in 1986.

Maurice was a member of Williamsport United Methodist Church and carved duck decoys for many years as a hobby. He also enjoyed boating and fishing.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Audrey Payne Grove; a sister, Lorraine Wade of Catonsville, Md.; one niece and nine nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by two brothers, Neal Grove and Carl Grove.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport, with the Revs. Susan Boehl and Jeff Shull officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Monday.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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