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Lawrence S. Groff
January 1, 1939 - October 6, 2012
Funeral and Cremation Services
Groff, Lawrence S. 73, of North Scituate passed away on October 6th, 2012. Born in Philadelphia on January 9th, 1939 he was the son of the late Lawrence C. Groff and May (Froehlich) Groff. He was predeceased by his sister, Patricia Groff.
Lawrence is survived by his wife of 40 years, Joanne (Lalime) Groff. He leaves 3 children; Benjamin and his wife Tonia of Maine, Jonathan of Texas, and Caroline of Rhode Island. He also will be greatly missed by his 4 grandchildren; Hannah, Noelle, Zackery, and Jacob.
He graduated from Brown University, Yale University of Far Eastern Languages, and Wake Forest University (J.D.)
Lawrence practiced law for many years and honorably served his country as an Airman Second Class in the U.S. Air Force.
He was a lifelong baseball fan, master storyteller, wonderful husband, and a great father. He will be missed by all who knew him.
There will be a visitation on Wednesday October 10th, 2012 from 430p-630p at the Olson & Parent Funeral Home at 417 Plainfield St. Providence, RI.
Burial with Military Honors will take place in RI Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, I on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10am.