Sylvia J. Grover, 79

NORWAY — Sylvia J. Grover, 79, of North Waterford, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at the Norway Center for Health and Rehabilitation.

She was born on May 24, 1935, a daughter of Thomas and Hazel (Swan) Johnson. She attended local schools, graduating from Paris High School.

On Oct. 20, 1956, she married Reid H. Grover of North Waterford, where they made their home and she worked as a loving homemaker to her husband and children.

Sylvia is survived by her son, Brad of Waterford; a sister, Marguerite Verrill of West Paris; a brother, Erwin Johnson of Arizona; a granddaughter and four great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by her husband, Reid, on Jan. 25, 2010; a son, Michael, on Oct. 8, 2013; and a brother, Roland Johnson.

Online condolences may be expressed with the family at

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Woodlawn Cemetery in North Waterford.

Gifts may be given in Sylvia’s memory to North Waterford Congregational Church, Holiday Food Basket Program, c/o Millie Millett, 346 Bisbeetown Road, Waterford, ME 04088.

Arrangements are in the care of Oxford Hills Funeral Services, 1037 Main Street, Oxford.

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