Tamara “Marlee” Groves

December 5, 1956 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 64)


Tamara “Marlee” Lee Groves, 64, of Route 120, Emporium, PA passed away at her residence in Truman, PA on Monday night following a lengthy illness (November 8, 2021). She was born December 5, 1956 in Coudersport, PA a daughter of the late Earl and Mildred Kephart Zimmer. She was married to Brad Groves, who survives.

Marlee enjoyed kayaking, gardening, camping and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

In addition to Brad Groves she is survived by a son, Preston W. Clingan, Emporium; two grandchildren: Steven and Michael Clingan, of Emporium; brother, Earl "Bud" Zimmer, Jr., Emporium; sister, Anita Owens, Austin; sister, Carol (Jim) Ripple, Penfield; sister, Patricia (Frederick) Roberto, Emporium; brother, Charles (Marlene) Zimmer, Emporium; brother, Guy (Marlene) Zimmer, Emporium; sister, LuAnn (Joseph) Gabersack, Eldred.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Daniel and Curtis Zimmer.

There will be No Visitation or services

In lieu of flowers, consider mailing a donation to Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. 4th St., Emporium, PA 15834 assist the family with final expenses, or to Penn Highland Community Nurses, 757 Johnsonburg Rd., Suite 200, St. Marys, PA 15857 or to American Cancer Society, 108-R North Second St., Clearfield, PA 16830


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