Madeline Groshans

Madeline Groshans

December 20, 1926 May 26, 2020

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Obituary for Madeline Mary Groshans (Bravin)

Madeline M. Groshans, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Beaverton, Oregon. She was born December 20, 1926, in Altoona, Pennsylvania. The daughter of Anibale and Louise Bravin, she graduated with honors from Altoona Senior High School on June 6th, 1944. In September 1946, she accepted a Civil Service Appointment as a Secretary in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy in Washington, DC, and later transferred to the Office of the Secretary of Defense at the Pentagon. On April 19, 1952, she married Robert J. Groshans in Washington, DC. She is survived by her children: Jack, Marie, Carol, Glenn, Daniel, Thomas, Donna and Lisa, fourteen grandchildren, one great-grandchild, one niece, two nephews and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; two sons, Paul and Mark; her parents and two brothers. Burial will take place at St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on Wednesday, June 3, 2020. A Memorial Gathering for Madeline will be held in Ann Arbor at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Arbor Hospice in Madeline’s memory.

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  • Interment

    Wednesday June 3, 2020 | 11:00am
    St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery
    1400 N. River
    Ypsilanti, Michigan
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    Wednesday June 3, 2020

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