Joan Kelly Groves
1933 - 2014 PITTSFIELD Joan Kelly Groves, 81, of Little Elm, Texas, passed away on Jan. 30, 2014. Born in Pittsfield on Jan. 25, 1933, to Dorothy and Joseph Kelly. She graduated from Pittsfield High School and attended college in Pittsfield and Toms River, N.J. Joan worked in various Account Executive capacities for several property and casualty insurance agencies in New Jersey and Texas. She completed her career working in residential property management in Houston, Texas. Joan's husband, Herbert Clark Groves, preceded her in death in 1986. She is survived by her four children, Mark Groves (Patricia) of Houston, Bruce (Pat) Groves of Houston, Susan (Pete) Lee of Little Elm, Texas, and Lisa (David) McAdams of Bryan, Texas; by two brothers, Ronald Kelly of San Francisco, Calif., and Robert Kelly of Albany, N.Y.; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces. FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral service will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 15015 Memorial Drive, Houston, Texas 77079 on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 10 a.m. CST. Interment will be at Brookside Memorial Park, 130401 Eastex Freeway Houston, TX 77039. Arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Funeral Home at 13001 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX 77079, 281-497-2210.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 2, 2014