Bradley A. Groves, 62, of Clear Creek Rd, Emporium, PA passed away at his residence, Emporium, PA on Monday morning (January 30, 2023). He was born July 7,1960 in Bradford, PA, the son of Beatrice “Bea” VanGorder Groves Rosette Caldwell, Emporium, PA and the late Nathan Groves. He married the late Tamara "Marlee" Zimmer.
Brad graduated from Cameron County High School Class of 1978. He was a member of the Emporium Moose Club, PFL Men’s Club in St. Marys and the Sinnemahoning Sportsman’s Club. He loved kayaking, camping, fishing and hunting. He enjoyed riding motorcycles along with his brothers and friends and being on the mountaintop of his property admiring the wildlife. Years ago he worked in the auto body repair & painting business, and later was employed by Caldwell Corporation in Emporium as a talented tool & die maker, taught by his Father Robert Rosette.
In addition to his mother Bea, he is is survived by a son, Blake Morelli, Erie; two sisters, Darlene Vogt (Pat), Emporium; Linda Motts (Skip), Smethport; two brothers, Steven Rosette (Helen), Starr, SC; Jody Groves (Lisa), California City, CA; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his step father, Robert Rosette; and late wife, Tamara "Marlee" Groves.
There will be no visitation. Memorial Service will be held at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM with Rev. Jeff Borden officiating.
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