The Obit For Jim Groh

Edward H. Groh

Published in the St. Petersburg Times on 3/19/2008.

GROH, Edward H. 87, of Seminole, passed away Sunday, March 16, 2008, at home with his loving family at his side.

He grew up in Madison, NJ and worked as a teacher for 28 years in the Ramsey NJ public school system. Ed taught physical education & health as well as being a successful high school soccer coach. He also played professional baseball in the New York Giants farm system.

He was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Rita M. Groh; son, Edward C. Groh; daughter, Beth (and Steven) Pier; and two grandchildren, Eric and Amanda Pier.

A Graveside Service with military honors will be presented at 10:45 am on Friday, March 21, at Bay Pines National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast.

Please sign the registry at Veterans Funeral Care Clearwater 727-524-9202