Patsy Ann Groce

Patsy Ann Groce age 94, of Hannibal, Mo formerly of Quincy died on Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Beloved Health & Rehabilitation Center in Hannibal. Patsy was born in Quincy, Il on November 2, 1928, a daughter of Lloyd and Helen Vera (Boles) Douglas. She married Charles Groce, Jr. on December 24, 1947 and he preceded her in death on November 28, 1977.
Patsy retired after 20 years from her work in the Housekeeping Department at Blessing Hospital. Her favorite activity was playing Bingo.
Survivors include her children, Carol Morgan and her husband Bill of Palmyra, MO and Robert Groce and his wife Rebecca of Quincy.
Grandchildren: Kimberly and her husband Rob Wittler, Tony Groce, Tanya Downs and Trenton Groce.
Great-Grandchildren: Kayla Sparrow and her husband Trevor, Emma Wittler, Tyler Wittler, Emily Groce, Austin Whitlock, Brody Groce; and one great-great grandson, Oliver Sparrow.
A sister, Norma Rush of Quincy and many nieces and nephews also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and several brothers and sisters.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, May 16, 2023, at 1:00 p.m. at Quincy Memorial Park. There is no visitation, but family and friends are invited to attend the graveside service. Memorials in her name be made to a charity or organization for Donor’s Choice. Service arrangements are in the care of Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Messages may be shared online at


  1. Larry and Linda Snyder on May 13, 2023 at 7:04 pm

    Our condolences to Bob and the family.

  2. Sherry Sparks on May 14, 2023 at 2:02 pm

    I enjoyed the many events, trips, activities, Senior Olympics and theatre plays we went together on as a part of the Broadway Babes. Pat watched our daughter Lisa grow up and had candy ready for her at Halloween. We are sorry for your loss….great lady and special friend.
    Gary, Sherry,Lisa Marie Sparks

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