Shirley GROVE

Obituary of Shirley GROVE

Shirley A. GROVE, 69, of Rte. 6, Ulysses, PA, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in her home. 

Born January 25, 1948, in Abington, PA, she was the daughter of Crossman Seymour and Emily Mulinosky Robinson.  She was raised by her mother and step-father, Lawrence Young. 

On March 30, 1996, in Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church, Gaines, PA, she married Donald J. Grove, who survives. 

Shirley was employed as a bookkeeper and accountant for over 30 years and was a dairy farmer for many years.  Her employers included, Dresser Mfg. in Wellsboro, Abbott Township, and Bailey Excavating.  She was a member of Pine Creek Valley United Methodist Church, Gaines, PA.  Shirley loved her grandchildren, horses, gardening, and reading. 

Surviving besides her husband, Donald, are:  a daughter, Barbara Jane (Eric) Pitchford of Pittsburgh, PA;  four step-children, Denese (William) Walters of Ulysses, Lynne (William) Campbell of Galeton, Diane (Jeff) Palmatier of Genesee, and Darryl (Lori) Grove of Elizabethtown, PA;  16 grandchildren, Tiffany Clark, Amber Magarigal, Derek Palmatier, Aaron Palmatier, Justin Campbell, Julie Hurlbert, Brian Campbell, Michelle McCutcheon, Janelle Grove, Heather Grove, Jordan Pitchford, Cameron Pitchford, Julie Cimino, Billy King, Lisa Gladfelter, and Mike Campbell;  19 great-grandchildren;  and a sister, Maryjean (Wayde) Campbell of Bradenton, FL. 

There will be no visitation or service. 

Memorials may be made to Teacher’s Pet Rescue, 19 Blackberry Lane, Coudersport, PA 16915 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.