W. Remle Grove, 79, formerly of Gaithersburg, died April 6, 2013, in Frederick.
He was born Oct. 24, 1933, in Haddon Heights in Camden, N.J., to Walter L. and Esther B. Grove.
Mr. Grove graduated in 1955 from Juniata College in Huntingdon, Pa., and worked for the federal government, retiring after 43 years with the Food and Drug Administration.
He was a member of the Frederick Elks Club, Lodge 684. He enjoyed all sports, especially cheering for the Washington Redskins and Baltimore Orioles. Mr. Grove spent summers in Beach Harbor in Grasonville, where he enjoyed singing karaoke, playing the piano and eating chocolate.
He was married to Jane Grove for 22 years. He was predeceased by his daughter, Karen Martin.
He is survived by his children, Susan Grove-Apple and husband Carey, son-in-law Mike Martin, Brian Grove and wife Jennifer, and Rayna Norwood-Bowie; his sister, Marilyn Grove; his brother-in-law, Charles R. Norwood Jr. and wife Nicky; and five grandchildren.
The family will conduct private services. Keeney & Basford Funeral Home in Frederick handled the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may go to the American Cancer Society, 1393 Progress Way, Suite 908, Eldersburg, MD 21784; or to the Leukemia Society of America, 11350 McCormick Road, Suite 100, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.