Naomi A. (Wade) Grove

Born: Mon., Mar. 7, 1921
Died: Sat., Apr. 8, 2017


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Tue., Apr. 11, 2017
Location: Lonaconing Location

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Tue., Apr. 11, 2017
Location: Lonaconing Location

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Naomi A. Grove, 96, of Frostburg Heights died Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland. Born on March 7, 1921 in Carlos she was the daughter of the late Charles A. Wade and Jeanette (Filer) Wade.

She was preceded in death by her husband George P. Grove in February of 1974 and her sister Nancy Pickrell.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Lonaconing. She was a 1939 graduate of Beall High School. As a homemaker she had also worked at the Office of Aging, Murphy’s 10 Cent Store, Frostburg and Queen City Dairy, Cumberland. She sat on the Board at Frostburg Village Nursing Home for three years. When her beloved husband was alive they enjoyed country western square dancing. Naomi’s favorite past times were gardening, reading, puzzles and cooking for her family. She loved to keep up with family and friends on Facebook.

She is survived by her six children Wade Grove and wife Carolyn of Leland, NC, Charles W. Grove of Deep Creek Lake and significant other Linda, Edward R. Grove and wife Pat of Bruceton Mills, WV, Mary Jeannette Tharp and husband George of Greencastle, PA, Paula Kerns and husband Rich of Florida and Gayle Grove Schade and significant other David of Greencastle, PA; 20 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren; two brothers Dale Wade and wife Judy of Frederick and Charles Wade and wife Eleanor of Greensburg, PA and numerous nieces and nephews.

“God decided it was time for her to help in His garden” A celebration of 96 years of a wonderful life will be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing. Family and friends will be received from Noon-2:00PM, with a memorial service being held at 2:00PM with Rev. Fred Iser officiating.

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cherrie turnbull banks
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
the grove family,we are so sorry for your loss,our thoughts and prays are in our hearts for your very close family and friends,god has another angel watching over her family and helping them during this difficult time. god bless the grove family,cherrie turnbull banks and husband randy.

Michele DeCarlo
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
Wade, Sis and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

Lu Waters
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
We are sorry for your loss what a wonderful life.
Alan and Lu Waters

Lou, Priscilla and Brittney Gaeta
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
We were so sorry to hear of Naomi's passing. She was so sweet to be with on the holidays and children's birthdays. We will miss the dishes she brought, gravy she made and the grace she said at our table. We certainly enjoyed her company. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. The Gaeta's


Michael Foote
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
To the entire Grove Family. My sincere condolences to each, and everyone of you. I was friends with Naomi on facebook, and enjoyed her posts, along with different family photos of all of you. Thoughts, and prayers to all at this difficult time. Gayle, consider yourself hugged...

Michael D. Foote

Vivian Moyer Paul
   Posted Sun April 09, 2017
Sorry, for your loss..condolences to you and your family...

Marion Steiding Chappell
   Posted Mon April 10, 2017
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always. I am honored and blessed to have known your dear sweet Mother--Naomi.
Jim & I extend our heartfelt condolences.
"When are you going to come visit us again in California, Wade?"
Sincerely, Jim and Marion Chappell
Mariposa, California

Deanie Laughlin
   Posted Mon April 10, 2017
Please accept my condolences. Naomi was special to my mother and my family. She was a sweet, kind and caring person. I'm sure she will be very missed by her loving family.

Eileen Dickinson
   Posted Mon April 10, 2017


My deepest condolences to you upon the passing of your beloved mother. May your memories of Naomi help to sustain you at this most difficult time. Love, Eileen Dickinson

Paula Witt
   Posted Mon April 10, 2017

SOFT AND SWEET MEMORIES    STANDING SPRAY was sent by Paula Leigh and Meghan.

So many memories to live on forever. Your smile, your kindness, the recipes, wisdom and love. It's hard to say good-bye to the most beautiful flower in the garden, so until we meet again know that you will never be forgotten. You will be forever in our hearts, Paula Leigh and Meghan

Rebecca Pickrell
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017

SWEET AND WARM  REMEMBRANCE TABLE ARRANGEMENT was sent by The Pickrell Family of Blue Springs, California, Kansas City, Maryland, Washington and the Elliott Family .

We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Aunt Naomi will be missed, we all loved her so much. She was a wonderful person.

Jim and Lena Fratz
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017
Dear friends, You are in our thoughts and prayers for God's comfort as we say our earthly farewell to your dear mother/grandmother. What fond memories we will always have of kind & gentle Naomi and her loving family. May God bless each of you.

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