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Marguerite "Peggy" Foreman Grove

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Marguerite “Peggy” Eleanor Foreman Grove, 96, of Carlisle passed away on Friday, August 3, 2018 at home with family by her side.  She was born on January 22, 1922 in Carlisle and was a daughter of the late Robert J. Foreman and Marguerite (Smith) Foreman and was the widow of Robert Leonard Grove, who passed away on July 15, 1996.

Peggy was a proud member and drummer in the Boiling Springs High School Marching Band. She was the manager for many years of the lady’s apparel store The Hub in Carlisle.  Peggy then worked for Schleisner’s ladies apparel store in Camp Hill and retired from Schleisner’s Strawberry Square store in Harrisburg. 

Peggy was a member of many civic organizations. She was a member and served as Vice President of the French Huguenot Society of Pennsylvania, Jean Ribault Chapter. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Cumberland County Chapter, serving in many chapter capacities for 65 years. Peggy was a member of the Colonial Dames of the XVII Century, Penn’s Grant Chapter. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Colonists, serving two three-year terms as Chapter Regent. She was a member of the Mareen Duvall Society of Anne Arundel County, Maryland. She was also a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Fitzhugh Lee Chapter, in Frederick, Maryland. Peggy was a former member of the Carlisle Garden Club and the Cumberland County Historical Society where she was named 1998’s Volunteer of the Year. She spent many summers working on the gardens at Two Mile House re-designing areas for new plantings and garden events. She was a member of First United Church of Christ, Carlisle. 

Peggy is survived by a son, Robert L. Grove of Boiling Springs and his children; Keith Grove, Ralph and Rick Thomas and Robin Sollenberger; two daughters; Patresa S. (husband, Terrence) Seaford of Carlisle and their children; Aaron and Tirzah Seaford and Javette D. (husband, James) Kerr of Newville and their children; Jeremy Jumper and Brianne Shirk, eight great grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews. Peggy was preceded in death by two sisters; Dorothy Still and Nancy Hough and one daughter-in-law, Mary Lou Grove.

A visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 17, 2018 followed by a memorial service at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Church of Christ, 30 N. Pitt St., Carlisle with Rev. Chris Schwab officiating. A time of fellowship will be held at the church following the service. Interment will be private at Mt. Zion Cemetery, Churchtown. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to her church. Visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.


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She was a very sweet lady whom I met at DAR. She will be missed. My condolences to the family
Coanne OHern

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Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Inc.
Since 1853
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Phone:  (717) 243-2421
"Five Generations of Service"
Steven A. Ewing, FD, Supervisor, Owner
William M. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Seymour A. Ewing, FD
(1926 ~ 2009)
Jessie Morrison Ewing, FD
(1892 ~ 1988)
William J. Ewing, FD
(1898 ~ 1934)
Hastings A. Ewing, FD
(1866 ~ 1924)
Alexander B. Ewing, FD
(1831 ~ 1903)

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