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Mary Catherine Smith Groft
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Birth: Jun. 13, 1917
York County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 22, 2008
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Mary Catherine Groft, of McSherrystown, entered into God's eternal care March 22.

She was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary P. (Noel) Smith.

Mary Catherine was a member of Annunciation Catholic Church in McSherrystown. She was also a member of the Catholic War Veterans Auxiliary in Bonneauville and a life member of Southeastern Adams Volunteer Emergency Services (SAVES).

She was the wife of Joseph H. Groft, who departed this life July 15, 1996 and is survived by two daughters, M. Caroline Murren and husband, Bernard of Hanover, and Joann M. Smith and husband, Thomas P. of Spring Grove; two sons, Gerard F. Groft and wife, Marilyn of Hanover, and James I. Groft and wife, Jenny of New Oxford; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Richard H. Groft; a grandson, Joshua Groft; and six brothers, Rev. Thomas N. Smith S.J., Bernard Smith, Charles Smith, Howard Smith, Robert J. Smith, and Wilbur Smith. 
Family links: 
  Charles Edward Smith (1877 - 1957)
  Mary Philomena Noel Smith (1878 - 1957)
  Joseph Hugh Groft (1914 - 1996)*
  Richard Hugh Groft (1941 - 2005)*
  Thomas Noel Smith (1906 - 1980)*
  Charles Edward Smith (1908 - 1957)*
  Bernard Francis Smith (1911 - 1981)*
  Wilbur Benedict Smith (1912 - 1929)*
  Robert James Smith (1915 - 1979)*
  Mary Catherine Smith Groft (1917 - 2008)
  Howard Joseph Smith (1922 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Just another taphophile
Record added: Mar 24, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25492945
Mary Catherine <i>Smith</i> Groft
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You are thought of today ~ rest in Heavenly peace.
- Just another taphophile
 Added: Mar. 24, 2008

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