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John Evin Groome, Jr.

December 21, 1943 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 80) 80 Years Old
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John Groome, Jr. Obituary

John Evin Groome, Jr., age 80, of Manchester Township, York died Tuesday, January 2, 2024, in Annapolis, Maryland.  He was the long-time companion of Connie Reever, of York.

Born December 21, 1943, in York, the only child of the late John E. and Althea (Miller) Groome, he was a graduate of Mercersburg Academy, and Dickinson College. After graduating from college, he served in the US Army in the Viet Nam War.  Honorably Discharged as a 1st Lieutenant in 1968, he then continued his service as a Reservist.  He was a recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal, The Vietnam Service Medal, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal.  He retired as the owner of the former Trimmer Printing Company and, after retirement, worked in sales at Stetler Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram.  He was currently employed part time as a parts courier for the dealerships.

Mr. Groome is also survived by two daughters, Amy L. Jones, and her husband Ian, of Medina, Ohio, and Emily A. Madden, and her husband Ryan, of Oak Hill, Virginia; a son, John Evin Groome, III, and his wife Emily, of Philadelphia; and five grandchildren, Alexandra and Trevor Jones, and Connor, Ciara, and Caden Madden.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM Monday, January 29, 2024, at Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc., 863 South George Street, York.  Visitation will be 1-2:00 PM.  Burial will be in Paddletown Cemetery, with military rites presented by the York County Veterans Honor Guard.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.

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Visitation
Monday
January 29, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc (South George Street)

Funeral Service
Monday
January 29, 2024

2:00 PM
Kuhner Associates Funeral Directors, Inc (South George Street)

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