Ruth (Betty) E. (Kennedy) Grover

March 12, 1939 ~ September 2, 2019 (age 80)

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Ruth (Betty) E. Grover, 80, of Leon, NY entered into rest September 2, 2019 at Heritage Green Nursing Home surrounded by family and friends.

She was born March 12, 1939 in Venango, PA the daughter of the late Forest and late Ruth (Martin) Kennedy. Ruth was married to the late Kenneth Grover on July 7th, 1956 in the Town of Leon.

Ruth enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren, great grandchildren and the young children of Leon.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church and the Leon Fireman’s Auxiliary for 55 years. Ruth enjoyed spending time with her family and sharing her home with friends and family. She lovingly took many people in when they needed a place to stay. Ruth also loved playing cards.

Ruth worked for Moench Tanning Company in Gowanda for 25 years until they closed. She also worked for the Heritage Group in Gerry for many years as a cleaner.

Ruth is the loving mother of one son John (Belinda) Grover of Cutt Off, Louisiana; four daughters Brenda (Peter II) Anderson, Gail (Robin) Clark of Cuba, NY Renee (Brian) Press of Forestville, NY and Rhonda (Rodger) Grover of the Poconos, PA; 17 Grandchildren Daniel, Aron, Scotty, Amber, Cassey, Christopher, Kenny, Kevin , Brook, Trisha, Vincent, Angela, Robin II, Keith, Lacy, Kacy, Jordan, Ryan, and Nicole also  15 great grandchildren.

Ruth was pre deceased by 9 brothers and a sister.

Relatives and friends may visit DiStasio Funeral Home 478 Route 83 South Dayton, NY at Balcom Corners Friday September 6, 2019 from 4PM to 7PM where a funeral service will be held Saturday at 11AM.

Interment will be in Treat Memorial Cemetery in Leon

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Leon Fireman’s Auxiliary.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ruth (Betty) E. (Kennedy) Grover, please visit our floral store.


September 6, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
478 Route 83 Balcom Corners
South Dayton, NY 14138

Funeral Service
September 7, 2019

11:00 AM
DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.
478 Route 83 Balcom Corners
South Dayton, NY 14138

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