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John A. Grove, III

June 13, 1941 ~ June 5, 2022 (age 80)

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John A. Grove III, age 80,  beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away at sunrise on Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2022. John was born June 13, 1941, and was  a lifelong resident of Pittsburgh’s North Hills. He graduated from North Hills High School in its first graduating class in 1959. He graduated from Washington & Jefferson College in 1963 with a degree in History. He served in the US Air Force Reserves during the Vietnam War in the 911th Airlift Wing in Moon Township. He graduated with his Master’s Degree in Education in 1970 from the University of Pittsburgh. He taught in the social studies department of North Hills High School for thirty years. He worked at North Side Bank for the following eleven years, finally retiring to spend time with his beloved grandchildren. He was a faithful member of Church of Our Saviour, Glenshaw and then Christ Episcopal Church, North Hills throughout his adult life, serving multiple terms on the vestry, as a lay reader, and assistant treasurer. He loved reading, history, jazz music, and his dear friends. His highest priorities were God and his family. 

He is survived by his wife of nearly 55 years, Eunice-Ann Fisher Grove, his son John A. Grove IV (Jennefer), his daughter, Liza Purdy (Sean), grandsons James Purdy, Gavin Grove and David Purdy, his brother Bob Grove, sisters Kathy Grove (Larry List), Migs Grove, and Charlotte Grove (David Kinosky), and his niece Kris Humphreys (Shao Jiang) and their children Andy and Elizabeth, as well as many cousins.

Visitation Sun. 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Neely Funeral Home 2208 Mt. Royal Blvd. Glenshaw.

Funeral Service Mon., June 13, 2022 at 10:00 A.M.  Christ Episcopal Church 5910 Babcock Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the church.

 

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
June 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Neely Funeral Home
2208 Mount Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15116

Visitation
Sunday
June 12, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neely Funeral Home
2208 Mount Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, PA 15116

Funeral Service
Monday
June 13, 2022

10:00 AM
Christ Episcopal Church
5910 Babcock Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

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