Posted: August 8th, 2014

EVELYN JEAN GROVES, Beloved wife of Melvin C. Groves passed away at the Good Samaritans Home on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the age of 74 years. She is the loving mother & grandmother of son Brian Groves, of Lethbridge (Aaron Groves, Brock Groves), Don Groves wife Tara Groves of Lethbridge (McGwire Groves), Mary Lazaruk (Aunt). She is also survived by Brother John Kruchkywich and wife Gail of Lethbridge, Brother Wally Kruchkywich and wife Cheryl (Lethbridge), Sister Louise Hart and husband George Hart (Okotoks), and many Nieces, and Nephews. She was predeceased by her Father Walter Kruchkywich and Mother Minnie Kruchkywich, Gladys Wozniuk (Aunt), William Wozniuk (Uncle), Margret Wozniuk (Aunt). Evelyn JEAN as everyone knew her by was born and raised on Broders Farm. Jean married her loving husband Melvin Groves on June 8th, 1963 enjoying 51 years of marriage. Jean enjoyed her time at the Kresges Candy counter, Sears photo studio, Retail Sales ….Jean loved watching both sons and later on her grandsons participating in Hockey, baseball, Volleyball, Football she was their biggest FAN. Summers were enjoyed visiting family in Saskatchewan and camping with many great friends at Lundbreck Falls. The Family would like to give a special thank you to all the staff at Good Samaritans Home Park Meadows for all the wonderful care and support both Jean and Melvin both received in the time Jean was a patient in their care. A private family memorial will take place at later time. In Memory of Evelyn Jean Groves, in Lieu of flowers, Donations may be made to The Alzheimer Society, #402, 740 – 4th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB, T1J 0N9

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