Carole L. Carter-Grove, 73

MARCH 2, 1938-NOV. 10, 2011

November 14, 2011
  • Carole L. Carter-Grove
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Carole Lee Carter-Grove, 73, of 13905 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, Md., was called home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Nov. 10, 2011, at Coffman Nursing Home, surrounded by her four children and beloved husband.

Born March 2, 1938, in Martinsburg, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late James Clarence Carter and Beatrice Mae (Baker) Carter.

She was preceded in death by her brother, James Baker Carter.

She attended Martinsburg High School, received her GED diploma, attended Hagerstown Junior College and graduated from the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, Ga.

She was employed at NSA as a federal police officer, and at Fort Ritchie as a service order clerk.

She retired from federal government employment and went on to work at Design Studios with her dear friend, Pat Ford.

She was a member of Haven Lutheran Church from 1966 to 1996, then transferred to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Beaver Creek. She was a member of both choirs.

She was a member of the Hagerstown Women’s Club.

Carole loved to read and had many hobbies. She was fond of traveling, and while in Greece had the pleasure of walking the same footsteps as John the Baptist.

She is survived by her husband of 24 years, Robert Grove; four children, daughter, Debbie Stottlemyer and husband, Richard, son, Richard Allamong and wife, Melissa, daughter, Dawn Hayzlett and husband, Jeffrey, and daughter, Content Allamong; eight grandsons, Joshua Stottlemyer, Jared Stottlemyer, Jacob Stottlemyer, Jesse Allamong and wife, Elizabeth, Tyler Allamong and wife, Charlee, Bryce Hayzlett, Brady Hayzlett and Riley Hayzlett; one granddaughter, Otelia Dumpé; and three great-grandchildren, Tanner, Lona and Lila.

A memorial service to celebrate Carole’s life will take place Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 9714 Beaver Creek Church Road, Hagerstown.

Memorial donations may be made to Coffman Nursing Home, the Alzheimer’s Association or St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.

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