Grove, 102, died in Danville, PA at the home of her daughter, Ruth Fetterolf
Wednesday, February 16, 2005. She was born in Williamsport, PA in 1902, the
daughter of the late Dr. Jacob and Sophie Heim Snyder.
married for 50 years to the late Howard Grove whom she married in 1928.
They first lived in South Williamsport until his work with Bell Telephone
took them to Flemington, PA in 1934.
survived by one son, Thomas Grove and wife Beverly of Nova Scotia and two
daughters; Grace Claster and husband Jay of State College, PA and Ruth
Fetterolf and husband Jack of Danville, PA. A son, John Grove and his wife
Elizabeth died in 1980 in Lock Haven. She is also survived by 12
grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother, J.
Harvey Snyder and his wife Louise of Williamsport, PA.
lived in Flemington, PA for 48 years and then in 1982, four years after
Howard’s death, moved to what is now Riverwoods in Lewisburg, PA for 16
years her care has been divided between her daughters Ruth and Grace in
life exemplified her favorite poem, “Let me live in a house by the side of a
road and be a friend to man.” Flemington’s community and its Methodist
Church were at the very center of her life with Howard, the pair devoting
enormous support and still warmly remembered for their charity and
hospitality. Relatives and friends were weekly guests at their table and
they often fed and housed families of patients of the nearby hospital.
Widely known was Grove’s Pond, opened to the public year round for swimming
and ice skating with Rosanna seeing to it that the skaters had hot
memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
contributions may be made to the Flemington United Methodist Church Box 25
Lock Haven, PA 17745 where she is a member. Arrangements are under the
direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc.
10 West Mahoning Street Danville, PA.