Jane M. Groves, 82, Lititz H.S. grad, worked at RCA and Lititz Rec, Woodridge Swim Club member

By on April 6, 2016

Jane M. Groves, 82, passed away at Hospice and Community Care, Mount Joy, on Friday, April 1, 2016.

She was the loving wife of Henry G. “Hank” Groves for 58 years. A lifelong Lititz resident, Jane was the daughter of the late Frederick and Evelyn (Stark) Ruebman.

A 1951 graduate of Lititz High School, Jane’s work history included RCA, Armstrong, nursery school teacher at Lititz Rec Center, and secretary and part owner with Hank of Groves Printing Equipment Inc. Jane enjoyed water aerobics, card club, summers at Woodridge Swim Club, and spending time with family and friends. To know Jane was to love her.

In addition to Hank, Jane is survived by three children: Tim A. Groves, husband of Lynne G., of Hopkins, S.C.; Cheryl Groves Jordan of Mechanicsburg; and Dean S. Groves, husband of Vicki, of New Cumberland; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and six siblings: Joan Prestegord, Janet Hill (Robert), Judith Mearig (Richard), Fred Ruebman, Jack Ruebman (Maudine), and James Ruebman (Jane).

Jane’s family will receive friends on Saturday, April 9, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., followed by the funeral at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Irvin Straw officiating, at St. Paul Evangelical Church, 200 W. Orange St., Lititz. Interment will follow at Machpelah Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603; or Hospice and Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125.

To place a condolence online, visit SnyderFuneralHome.com. Spacht-Snyder Funeral Home, Lititz, handled the arrangements.

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