James T. Groff, age 62, of Duquesne, passed away on Wednesday, September 6, 2023, in UPMC Presbyterian. Born in Somerset, PA on August 13, 1961, he was the son of the late James C. and Nancy (Miller) Groff and his stepmother, late Julia Jeffer Groff. He was a cook in a restaurant, a member of Confluence Church of the Nazarene, and liked to be on the computer and watch crime shows on TV. He is the husband of 33 years to Mary Jane (Lloyd) Groff and brother of Diana (Daniel) Smith of Everman, TX, Pamela (Kim) Edwards of Eagle River, AK, Alicia Goudreau of Massachusetts, Jodene Beal of Somerset, Mark (Linnea) Burnsworth of Erie and Debra (Robert) Vargay of Palmer, AK, late John Michael Haney and late Kevin. He is also survived by a niece Brittany Beal of Somerset and other nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, September 8, 2023, from 1-8 p.m., at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE, 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., at the Funeral Home, with Rev. John Gropp, officiating. Interment will take place on Monday, September 11, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., in the McKeesport-Versailles Cemetery in McKeesport, PA. Please meet at the Mausoleum Chapel for the committal service.
Originally published September 07, 2023.