Peacefully passed away May 7th, 2018 at the age of 89 at Tall Pines Long Term Care Facility in Brampton, Ontario where she had been a resident for many years.
She is survived by her son, Phil and his wife, Mary; her son Stephen and his wife Nancy, and their daughters, Sierra and Jaiden; and her brother Lester; Sister-in-law Verna; as well as Charlotte, Phyllis, Debbie, Barb her nieces; Dale, Brian, Steve, Kelly, Marty her nephews and other extended family members and friends
Clara was born on March 9th, 1929 to Henry and Rebecca Bauman, in Floradale, Ontario. She had two brothers, Orton Bauman (deceased) of Elmira, Ontario and Lester Bauman of Elkhart, Indiana. She earned her RN at KW Hospital in the class of 1951, and as a young nurse served in the Middle East with the Mennonite Central Committee from 1953-1955. Returning to the KW area, she married Donald Groff of Kitchener, Ontario on October 6th, 1962. They raised two sons, Philip Robert Groff, and Stephen David Groff. She worked as a child-care worker for Family and Children’s Services of KW for more than two decades, and was an active member of the congregation of Calvary Memorial United Church.
Family and friends will be received at the Memory Gardens Funeral Home 2723 Victoria St. N. Breslau 519 904 0400 on Thursday, May 10th, 2:00-4:00pm and 6:30-8:30pm. Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 11th at 11:00 am. Interment at the Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s society or to the Calvary Memorial United church would be appreciated by the family.
If so desired a book of online condolences may be signed at www.memorycemetery.ca.
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Clara Groff 2018.source
Décès pour la Ville: Breslau, Province: Ontario