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Gerlad H. "Sonny" Grove

Born: Sun., Apr. 23, 1944
Died: Tue., Sep. 18, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Sep. 21, 2018
Location: Ashville

Funeral Mass

9:30 AM Sat., Sep. 22, 2018
Location: St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

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Gerald H. “Sonny” Grove 74, Cresson, died September 18, 2018 at UPMC Altoona. Born April 23, 1944 in Altoona, son of the late Joseph Ralph and Ellen (Grimes) Grove. Preceded in death by brothers, Joseph, Tom, George and David, sisters, Marian Hershel, Dorothy Schenk and twin sister, Geraldine Grove on June 6, 2018. Survived by wife of 42 years, the former Tracy Morrison whom he married May 27, 1976 in Stafford, VA, and these brothers and sisters: Adelaide Beldin, Robert (Anita), Agnes (Mike) Lidwell, Florence (James) Boes, Rose Karabinos, Eleanor Hinzman, Edna Lavick, Edward (Patty), and Daniel (Janet). Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Sonny was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and worked for Cresson Steel Company for 34 years and retired in 2006. Member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Cresson, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 AM Saturday, Rev. Matthew Reese, Celebrant. Committal, St. Joseph Cemetery, Coupon. Friends will be received from 5 to 8 PM Friday at the Gibbons Funeral Home, 1688 Liberty St. Ashville, PA 16613. Military Rites in charge of Local Military Organizations. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to Cambria Alliance EMS, 725 2nd St., Cresson, PA 16630 in Sonny’s memory.

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Laura Lenz and Bob Tutko
   Posted Thu September 20, 2018
Tracy: We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your husband. You may not recognize our names, as we only met you once, the day you came to Gallitzin and adopted "Fluffy". Please accept our deepest sympathy. Laura and Bob

John Karabinos
   Posted Fri March 13, 2020
Very sorry for your loss Tracy. Sending continued condolences to the entire family.

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