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Fannie B. DeGroft

Fannie B. DeGroft

Dec 20th, 1933 - Jul 15th, 2019
  • Birth Date: Dec 20th, 1933
  • Death Date: Jul 15th, 2019
  • Funeral Date: Jul 19th, 2019
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown
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Fannie B. DeGroft, 85, of Littlestown, died Monday, July 15, at UPMC Hanover.  She was the widow of Ralph R. DeGroft who died Sept 13, 2018.  Born Dec 20, 1933 in Lewisberry, Fannie was the daughter of the late Homer & Annie (Young) Hill.  She was a seamstress employed with Littlestown Manufacturing Co. for many years.
Surviving are her three sons:  Gerald L. DeGroft & Lori of Abbottstown; Alan R. DeGroft of Gettysburg and Brian K. DeGroft & Patti of New Oxford; her two daughters:  Karen A. Sheaffer & Douglas of E. Berlin; Linda C. Hoffman & Jeffrey of York; her 6 grandchildren:  Jessica, Jamison, Amy, Katlyn, Kyle & Luke; her 2 great grandchildren: Harper & Kellan; 3 step grandchildren:  Stephanie, Nicole & Wesley; 2 step great grandchildren:  Ella & Tyce; her brother Samuel Hill of York and her sisters, Ada Eaton of Red Lion and Lettie Grove of York.  Fannie was predeceased by her sister Bettie Baughman.  She enjoyed reading, flower gardening, puzzles and word searches and spending time with her family.
Funeral Service is Friday, July 19, at 11 A.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown with The Rev. Christopher Thomas of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Littlestown, officiating.  Viewing is Thursday 6 – 8 P.M. at the funeral home.  Interment is in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Littlestown.  Memorials in Fannie’s name may be sent to VNA Hospice – 440 N. Madison St., Hanover, PA  17331 or American Cancer Society – 924 N. Colonial Ave., York, PA  17403.  Online condolences may be shared on

Angel Warring
Jul 18th, 2019 2:06 pm
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss.
Mike and Bonnie
Jul 16th, 2019 11:29 pm
We are so very sad losing a great person, friend and neighbor.. With her and Ralph leaving us too soon, we feel such a loss for the murren and McGregor family as we were all special friends and neighbors to each other,,.a family not seen much anymore..We pray for for the family during this time and know we will always be here to support all of you in the family.

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