WT “Bill” Groves , 74, of East Windsor, beloved husband of Marie (Falbo) Groves passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Manchester Memorial Hospital after a six month battle with cancer. He was born in Bevier, KY on April 14, 1945 to the late Howard and Azlee Groves. Bill served as a medic in the United States Army during the Vietnam era. He belonged to the First Congregational Church of East Windsor and volunteered as co director at Five Corner Cupboard Food Pantry. He was a member of American Legion Post 40 in Warehouse Point. Bill was passionate about his gardens and especially loved Pink hibiscus and Royal Magenta petunias. He was an avid fan of the New York Yankees, watching and rewatching the games. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughters; Melinda Anderson of Afton, NY and Angela Lincoln and her husband Bruce of Enfield; His sister Marlene Murphy and her husband Louis of Vincennes, IN; his grandchildren, Michael and Caleb Anderson and Alyssa, William, Jackson and Ryan Lincoln; his brother in law, Blaise Falbo and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers, Ray Glen Groves, Howard Groves, Jr., Terry Wayne Groves and Donnie Groves; his sisters , Faye Stangle and Janet Reel. Relatives and friends may join the family on Friday, July 5, 2019 from 5-7 pm at Bassinger & Dowd Funeral Home, 37 Gardner St, East Windsor. A Funeral Service will take place on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at 10:30 am at First Congregational Church, East Windsor. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Five Corner Cupboard Food Pantry or a cancer charity of one’s choice. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. For more information please visit pietrasfuneralhome.com
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