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Obituary for John W. Grove

John “Chip” Grove, 64, of Bowling Lane, Bradford, passed away at The Westerly Hospital on Friday, April 8, 2022.

Born in Fort Dix, NJ, he was the son of the late Willis L. and Marilyn Grove.

John worked as a foreman for Rocky’s Tree Service for many years. He was a member of the Bradford Citizens Club and Bradford Social Club. He enjoyed playing horse shoes and golf and was an avid reader.

He leaves behind his son Joshua King, Sr. of Bradenton, FL; daughter Jessie Jabbour of Mystic, Ct; his brother William Grove of Ashaway; and partner Laurie Litwin of Bradford as well as seven grandchildren.

Funeral services are private. A Celebration of Life will be held at 6pm on Friday, April 22nd at the Bradford Citizen’s Club, 124 Woody Hill Rd., Bradford. Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly is in care of the arrangements. For online condolences please visit