Harold (Hal) DeGroff of Mesa, Ariz. passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2011, at Southwest Copper Hospice. He was born May 3, 1924 in Stryker, Ohio.
Harold was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Nancy; son, William; and brothers: Robert, Maurice, Brooks, Richard and Morton.
He is survived by daughter, Kristine Douglass of Mesa, Ariz.; son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Priscilla DeGroff of Gilbert, Ariz.; and son and daughter-in-law, David and Laurie DeGroff of Mesa, Ariz. He had eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Family and friends celebrated his life on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 at Mountain View Funeral Home Chapel in Mesa, Ariz. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to East Valley Hospice, 1351 N. Alma School Rd. No. 250, Chandler, AZ 85224.