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Chester D. Grove Jr.

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Chester D. Grove, Jr. Chester D. Grove Jr., age 71, of Chambersburg, passed away May 28, 2014 at Hershey Medical Center. He was born August 23, 1942 in Mercersburg, PA to Chester and Sylvia (Pine) Grove Sr. He was married to Dorothy Wagaman Grove on June 15, 1963. Chester had worked as a truck driver for approximately 40 years. After his retirement from ABF in Carlisle, he enjoyed seasonal work at Disneyworld in Orlando, Florida. He attended the Winter Haven Church of God in Florida. He had lived in Fulton County until 2004. Chester is survived by his wife, Dorothy Marie Wagaman Grove and their three children: Teresa D. (wife of Charles) Leese of Needmore, Ronda K. (wife of Darren) Eddy of Greencastle, and Joseph D. (husband of Katina) Grove of Shippensburg. He has six grandchildren, Jamie (Leese) Harrison, Nicholas Leese, Ryan Eddy, Amanda Eddy, Benjamin Grove and Julianne Grove. He has a brother, Richard Swartz of Hummelstown, PA and four sisters: Alma Martin of Mercersburg, Barbara Rotz of Mercersburg, S. Patricia Smith of Selma, AL, and R. Elaine Thompson of Hagerstown, MD. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Grove. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Monday, June 2, 2014 at Kelso-Cornelius Funeral Home, Ltd., Chambersburg with Revs. Paul Martin and Jacob Harrison officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 PM and one hour prior to the service on Monday. Interment will be held at Fairview Cemetery in Mercersburg. Kelso- Cornelius Funeral Home, 725 Norland Ave, Chambersburg, PA will be handling the arrangements.
Published in Public Opinion on May 30, 2014
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