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Earl & Carol Grow

Earl S. Grow Sr. passed away Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Abington Hospital. He was 90. Born in William Penn, Pa., he was son of the late Warren S. and Alice Grow. His beloved wife of 63 years, Carol (Hutcheson) Grow passed away Nov. 18 at Warminster Hospice. She was 84. Born in Philadelphia, she was daughter of the late Richard and Violet Hutcheson. Earl and Carol were long time residents of Philadelphia prior to moving to Warminster.


Earl was a proud U.S. Navy and Army Veteran and retired from Rohm & Haas Bridesburg after 38 years of service. Carol was employed in the banking industry working last at PNB, Philadelphia.


They are survived by their children, Elaine C. Gerhart and her husband, Gordon, Earl S. Grow Jr. and his wife, Dorothy, Kenneth A. Grow and his wife, MaryAnn, and Diane L. Kelly and her husband, Charles; their grandchildren, Charles Kelly III (Susan), Laura Taynor (Matt), Kenny Grow, Brian Kelly, Ryan Grow, Kevin Grow, and Shannon Kelly; and one great-grandson, Cameron Kelly. They are also survived by Carol’s sisters, Bonnie White (Carl) and Sandy Lonsdale (Jake), along with many nieces and nephews.


Relatives and friends are invited to attend their Funeral Service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday. Interment in Washington Crossing National Cemetery will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bucks County Special Olympics, 1101 Tennis Ave., Bensalem, PA 19020.

Wade Funeral Home, Bristol Borough