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Christopher
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February 21, 1953 – November 7, 2018

Christopher Groody
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— Smith Funeral Home
"I am so sorry for your loss, he was a good man, always had a smile or laugh as do you all. Prayers for you and yours"
— Kathy Jurman
"Betsy and family: We are so sorry for your loss. You have wonderful memories of Chris to help you through your sorrow. You are all in our..."
— Gary and Phyllis McClintock
"So sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you all in my thoughts."
— Lauren Merrell
"There are no adequate words at a time like this, but, my thoughts and prayers are with you all."
— Mae Chase
"Your spirit will continue to live on through all the great memories ā™” "
— MacKay Family
"Prayers to the family and friends who lives were touched by Mr Groody. May his memory help you during this journey of mourning."
— JoAnn Colaneri and Family

Obituary for Christopher Groody

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Christopher Groody "Pop" age 65, of Mantua passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 surrounded by his wife and girls. Born in Camden to the late Joseph M. Groody and Marie J. (Keenan), he graduated from Clearview Regional High School Class of 1972. Chris worked for Baxter Healthcare located in Logan Twp. He was an avid Philadelphia Sports and Notre Dame Fan, and spent countless hours setting his Fantasy Football, Basketball, Hockey, and Baseball Lineups. Chris coached Mantua Little League and Clearview Youth Basketball. He loved to travel to South Dakota and to Notre Dame football games. Chris enjoyed fishing, trips to the beach, and playing FreeCell. Most of all he loved his family and friends, and adored his grandchildren.

Chris is survived by his wife Elizabeth "Betsy" Groody (nee Hengel), his four daughters, Melissa Groody (Jeff), Kristina Groody (Phil), Mary Groody, Kelly Groody, six grandchildren, Rian, Macie, Lane, Lynzie, Derek, Ryan, his sister, Ann M. Wilbraham, his brother, Michael J. Groody (Ginni), and many nieces, nephews and in-laws. He was also predeceased by his brother-in-law, Frank Wilbraham.

Family and Friends may visit from 3 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday, November 13th, and from 8 am to 10:15 am on Wednesday, November 14th at Smith Funeral Home, 47 Main Street, Mantua, NJ. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Church of the Incarnation, 240 Main Street, Mantua, NJ 08051 on Wednesday at 11 am. Burial will follow at Wenonah Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, contributions can be made to Church of the Incarnation at the above address. Memories and condolences can be shared at www.smithfhmantua.com

Visitation

When November 13, 2018 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Smith Funeral Home
Address
47 Main Street
Mantua, New Jersey 08051
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Second Visitation

When November 14, 2018 8:00am - 10:15am
Location
Smith Funeral Home
Address
47 Main Street
Mantua, New Jersey 08051
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Service Information

When
November 14, 2018 11:00am
Location
Church of the Incarnation
Address
240 Main Street
Mantua, New Jersey 08051

Interment Information

When
November 14, 2018 12:30pm
Location
Wenonah Cemetery
Address
Wenonah Avenue
Mantua, NJ 08051
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