Melvin passed away on March 2, 2014 in Tacoma. He was a former Pressman at the Bellingham Herald. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Jean (Crombie) Grooman; four children and 8 grandchildren. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on March 10, 2014 at 9:00am at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Tacoma. Interment at Gethsemane Cemetery. Please leave online condolences at www.gaffneycares.com. Arrangements by Gaffney Funeral Home, (253) 572-6003.
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Published in Bellingham Herald on Mar. 9, 2014