Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Simeon Groff[1]

Male 1892 - 1978  (86 years)


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  • Name Simeon Groff 
    Born 19 Apr 1892  Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number 00044-3364.5 
    Died 26 Sep 1978  Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I4131  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2019 

    Father Andrew B. Groff,   b. 9 Sep 1854, Woolwich Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1911  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Barbara Ann Block,   b. 30 Sep 1858, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1896  (Age 37 years) 
    Family ID F1321  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Violet Snyder,   b. 28 Nov 1897, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1992, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Groff
    Last Modified 5 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F6548  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GROFF, Simeon -- At the Fairview Mennonite G\\Home, Cambridge (P), on Tuesday September 26, 1978, after a brief illness, Simeon Groff, aged 86 years. A member of First Mennonite Church. Had been employed at Hahn Brass Limited for 35 years; until his retirement in 1958. Husband of the former Violet Snyder; father of Weyburn of Goshen, Ind., James of Guelph, Merle and Mrs. Dorothy Hallman; both of Kitchener; step-brother of Moses of Ariss; brother of Mrs. Ida Kaiser and Mrs. Louise Jantzi, both of Kitchener, Mrs. Omar (Elsie) Snyder of New Hamburg, Mrs. Eva Gross of New York. Twelve grandchildren and three great-grandchildren also survive. Predeceased by his parents, three brothers and three sisters. Friends may call at the Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, 621 King St. W., Kitchener, where the funeral service will be held on Thursday, at 3 p.m. Rev. Glenn Brubacher officiating. Interment will be in the First Mennonite cemetery.

      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record 27 Sep 1978

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      Groff, Simeon, died at Fairview Mennonite Home, Cambridge, Ont. Sept. 26, 1978; aged 86 y. He was married to Violet Snyder, who survives. Also surviving are 3 sons (Weyburn, James, and Merle), one daughter (Mrs. Dorothy Hallman), 12 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, 4 sisters (Mrs. Ida Kaiser, Mrs. Louise Jantzi, Elsie Mrs. Omar Snyder, and Mrs. Eva Gross), and one stepbrother (Moses). He was a member of First Mennonite Church, Kitchener, Ont. Funeral services were held at Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home, Sept. 28, in charge of Glen Brubacher; interment in First Mennonite Cemetery.

      Gospel Herald - Volume 71, Number 42 - October 24, 1978 - pages 833, 834

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] Book - Vol I A Biographical History of Waterloo Township and other townships of the county : being a history of the early settlers and their descendants, mostly all of Pennsylvania Dutch origin..., 726.

    2. [S133] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - 1901, Wilmot H-6 Page 6.

    3. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 12.

    4. [S47] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - First Mennonite CC#4507 Internet link First Mennonite Cemetery online.
      Groff / Simeon / Groff / 1892-1978 / Violet / Snyder / 1897-1992 / in loving memory

    5. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Simeon Groff - 27 Sep 1978.

    6. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, Obituary of Simeon Groff - October 24, 1978.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Apr 1892 - Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Sep 1978 - Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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