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Charles John Groff

February 8, 1926 ~ September 4, 2019 (age 93)


Charles John Groff, 93, of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 4, 2019 at Canterbury Place, Pittsburgh.

He was born February 8, 1926 in Connellsville, the son of the late Charles L. and Emma (Smith) Groff.

Charles was a World War II veteran and served our Country as a Navy Seaman. Once Charles returned from the war, he became employed through B & O Railroad for many years.

He was a member of Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville.

Charles is survived by his children, Emmalou Groff Helinsky Schmitt; grandchildren, Jennifer Helisnky Henderson, Julie Helinsky-Gibson, and Christopher Michael Helinsky; great-grandchildren, Travis Michael Stanley, Savannah Bailey Henderson, and Kelsey Shea Henderson.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nellie Mae Groff.

Funeral arrangements are under the care and supervision of the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425.

In following with Charles’ wishes, there will be no visitation held and private interment will be held at St. John’s Cemetery, Connellsville at a later date.

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