Born: April 28, 1921
Died: March 10, 2012
Russell Grove, 90 of Mohnton, PA, died March 10th at 1:10 am in the Reading Hospital & Medical Center. He was the husband of 54 years of the late Verna I. (Gordon) Grove who pre deceased him in 1995.
Born in Joanna, PA., he was the son of the late Harry and Laura (Beam) Grove. He was employed by Reading Tube as a Machinist for 23 years and retired from DANA Corp. He was a 1939 graduate of Caernarvon High School, Morgantown, Pa and Wyomissing Polyteck. After his retirement he spent many years raising and training beagles and judging field trails all over the country. He was named to the National Beagling Hall of Fame. Mr. Grove was a member of Harmony United Methodist Church, Morgantown. He was pre deceased in death by 8 sisters and 2 brothers.
Surviving are two sons, Larry, husband of Janice Grove, Mosheim, TN, Lynn Grove, Jacksonville, FL; three daughters, Laverne Stauffer, Robeson, Twp., PA, Sandy wife of Linton Oberholtzer, Morgantown, PA, Laura, wife of Jeffrey Immel, Cumru, Twp., PA; one sister, Maude Schwartz, Hanover, PA. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren, as well as a friend Carol Ashcraft.
Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 11:00 am in Harmony United Methodist Church, 750 Harmony Rd., Morgantown, PA. Rev. Larry A. Frank, officiating. Relatives and friends will be received from 10:00 to 11:00 am in the Church. Interment will be in Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery, Morgantown.