|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1923|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2004|
Newport News City
Lois Grove Blosser, 81, died Saturday, October 2, 2004. She was born on February 26, 1923 in Lyndhurst, Virginia-the 10th of 11 children. She spent much of her life as the wife of a farmer, raising four boys. Lois loved poetry and was a gifted storyteller who generously welcomed people into her home. She helped many people during her life, from teaching children in Sunday school to caring for older people in their homes. She had been a peninsula resident for 29 years and was a member of Huntington Mennonite Church in Newport News, VA.
Survivors include four sons, Nelson G. Blosser of Staunton, Leroy C. Blosser, Clayton P. Blosser, and Max L. Blosser, all of Newport News; one brother, David E. Grove of Spottswood; two sisters, Bertha E. Trousdel of Newport News, and Eunice G. Grove of Stuarts Draft; and eight grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glen H. Blosser.
A visitation will begin at 9:30 AM on Wednesday, October 6, in Staunton Mennonite Church, Staunton, VA, with a funeral at 10 AM. Burial will follow at 11:30 AM in Hildebrand Mennonite Church Cemetery in Waynesboro, VA.
There will be a memorial service at 7 PM Friday, October 8, in Huntington Mennonite Church, Newport News, VA.
The family would like to thank the staff of St. Francis Nursing Center for their compassionate care.
Arrangements by W. J. Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Newport News, VA.
The News Leader-date of paper: October 5, 2004
Isaac Emmett Grove (1882 - 1961)
Emma Elizabeth Wenger Grove (1885 - 1943)
Glenn Harry Blosser (1918 - 1999)
Nannie Elizabeth Grove Schumann (1908 - 1999)*
Katie Ethel Grove Weaver (1909 - 2001)*
Mary Esther Grove Kennedy Wright (1911 - 1985)*
Timothy Earl Grove (1912 - 2000)*
Irvin Edward Grove (1914 - 1992)*
Enos Isaac Grove (1915 - 2003)*
Bertha Emma Grove Trousdell (1917 - 2006)*
David Emory Grove (1920 - 2012)*
Lois Edna Grove Blosser (1923 - 2004)
Eunice Goldie Grove (1928 - 2009)*
Hildebrand Mennonite Cemetery
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