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Phillip D. Groff
Phillip D. Groff, 75, Astoria, died at 10:50 p.m., Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, in the emergency room at Culbertson Memorial Hospital, Rushville.
He was born Dec. 20, 1933, in Pleasant Township, Fulton County, the son of George C. and Mary Ann (Lalicker) Groff.
He married Marilyn L. Goulding on June 4, 1954, in Ipava. She survives.
He is also survived by one son, Bob (Marcia) Groff, Canton; two daughters, Pam (Andy) Fugate, Industry, and Lisa (Ryan) Sullivan, Table Grove; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one sister, Judy Cleavinger, Rushville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one great-granddaughter, Alexis Miller, and one brother, Robert D. Groff.
He retired from WITCO Corp. in Mapleton after 30 years of work. He drove an oil truck for Price Oil in Astoria and worked for Heitz Farm in Vermont.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday,
Jan. 9, 2009, at Shawgo Memorial Home, Astoria, with Pastor Kevin Kessler officiating.
Burial will be in Ipava Cemetery.