Mylan E. Grove, formerly of Spring Mills, went peacefully to his eternal home December 9, 2020 at Wynwood House in Centre Hall. He was 95. Born March 19, 1925 in Spring Mills, Mylan was a son of the late Thomas and Marian “Bible” Grove. He was a graduate of Gregg Township Vocational School. On November 26, 1947 he married Florence M. Condo who preceded him in death on June 17, 2011.
Mylan is survived by three daughters, Kathleen M. Vonada (Jim) of Madisonburg, Dolores M. Ruane (Tom) of Grand Prairie, TX and Barbara J. McNichol (Brian) of Bellefonte; siblings, Jean Rishel, Bernice Snyder and Harold Grove. Also surviving are six grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. In addition to his wife, Mylan was preceded in death by one sister, Lois Rearick and brothers, Gerald, James and Wayne Grove.
Mylan was employed as a Television Repair Technician at the former Sears and Roebuck with 34 years of service. Mylan served his country in the U. S. Navy. He was an avid hunter and enjoyed gun collecting and singing, especially at Wynwood House where he joined in the group singing. He was a member of St. John’s Union Church in Farmer’s Mills where he was active in the church choir. After his retirement, Mylan coordinated the monthly gathering of retired Sears employees and he and Florence enjoyed travelling. Mylan was a devoted husband and loving father to his wife and children. He will be deeply missed.
At the request of the family, all services will be private. Mylan will be laid to rest in the Union Cemetery at Farmers Mills. Contributions in his memory may be given to St. John’s Union Church, c/o Jean Vonada, 296 Ridge Road, Spring Mills, PA 16875 or to Wynwood House, Activity Fund, 122 Wynwood Drive, Centre Hall, PA 16828.
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St. John's Union Church c/o Jean Vonada
296 Ridge Road, Spring Mills PA 16875
Wynwood House c/0 Activities Fund
122 Wynwood Drive, Centre Hall PA 16828