ELIZABETHTOWN Betty R. Grove, 91, formerly of Dillsburg and Mechanicsburg, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012, at the Masonic Village, Elizabethtown. Betty was the widow of Ralph E. Grove. She was born June 7, 1921, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Delvin G. and Carrie I. (Firestone) Rodgers. She was retired from the former Book of the Month Club and was a member of St. Pauls Evangelical Lutheran Church, Dillsburg, and the Eastern Star Astro Chapter #380, Harrisburg. Betty is survived by one son, Eric G. Grove and his wife Beth of Hopatcong, N.J.; two brothers, Delvin S. Rodgers and Gary E. Rodgers, both of Wellsville: three grandchildren, Erine Cala and her husband Craig of Davie, Fla.; Andrea Alderson and her husband Matt of Byram, N.J.; and Allyson McConnell and her husband John of Hopatcong, N.J.; and six great-grandchildren: Ryan and Camryn Cala; Grace, Sydney and Jacob Alderson; and Jordyn McConnell. Betty was also preceded in death by her sister, Kathleen R. Speck. Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the Cocklin Funeral Home, Inc., 30 N. Chestnut St., Dillsburg, with the Rev. Kenneth A. Creitz officiating. Burial will be held in the Dillsburg Cemetery, Mountain Rd. Viewings will be held Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Village, 1 Masonic Dr., Elizabethtown, PA 17022. An online guestbook can be signed at www.cocklinfuneralhome.com
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Nov. 13, 2012