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Alfred William ‘Bill’ Grove

Alfred William “Bill” Grove, 76, of Port Matilda RD died Monday, March 17, 2008 at his residence.
He was born August 1, 1931 in Mount Union, PA, a son of the late William Ira Grove and Edna (Cramer) Grove Booth.
On December 15, 1956 in Mount Union, PA he was married to Norma E. (Carter) Grove, who survives at home.
She is survived by one daughter and one son: Robyn L. Grove of Beaver Falls, PA and Jeffrey L. Grove of Port Matilda, PA; one brother, Theodore Grove and his wife Fay of York, PA; two grandchildren: Josh L. Grove and Amanda L. Grove and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wendell Grove.
He enjoyed camping, dancing, fishing and being with everyone.
He was of the Methodist faith, was a 1951 graduate of Mount Union High School and attended Williamsport Trade School for two years.
He was a machinist at HRB Singer and at Penn Tran, Bellefonte, from which he retired in 1993.
He then drove school bus for Confer Bus Company in Port Matilda from 1993 until this year.
A veteran of the US Navy, he served during the Korean Conflict.
He was a life member of Orbisonia American Legion Madden-Wennick Post 518 and the Port Matilda Fire Company.
He was a member of the Bellefonte VFW Post 1600, the Philipsburg BPOE Lodge No. 1173, was a Past Commander and member of the Philipsburg AM Vets Post 159, the Altoona Bavarian Aid Society and the Tyrone Hook and Ladder Fire Company.
He was a 44 year member of the Port Matilda Ambulance Club and was coordinator of Emergency Management of Worth Twp. and Port Matilda Borough.
Funeral Services will be held at the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA on Saturday, March 22, 2008 at 11 a.m. with Layman Samuel D. Reese officiating.
Military honors will be conducted by the Moshannon Valley Independent Honor Guard following the service.
Burial will be in the Port Matilda Presbyterian Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the David K. Dahlgren Funeral Home, 228 N. Centre St. Philipsburg, PA on Friday, March 21, 2008 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.
An Elks memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Home Nursing Agency c/o Hospice, Parkview Center, Suite 7, 205 Park Place, Bellefonte, PA 16823 or to the American Cancer Society, 123 S. Sparks St. State College, PA 16801.
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