November 29 2017: GROVES, Ethel

Died at her home in Middletown, MD, on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Her final days were spent surrounded by family. She was born in Montgomery County, MD, in 1933 and was one of 12 children of the late Lucian and Mamie Minnick. She loved reading, vacations at the beach and spending time with her family. She was the loving wife of the late Franklin D. Groves and devoted mother of John Ellinger, Gerald Ellinger, Laurie Bates and Diane Fernandez. Ethel will be greatly missed by her children, nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three siblings and numerous nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring, MD, Saturday, December 2, from 10 to 11 a.m., where a Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment following at Parklawn Memorial Park.
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Francis J. Collins Funeral Home, Inc.
500 University Blvd. West
Silver Spring, MD 20901

Phone: 301.593.9500