Anthony Van Grouw Sr.


96, of Franklin Lakes on January 11, 2003. Born in Paterson he lived in Midland Park before moving to Franklin Lakes.

He was the retired owner of Van Grouw Composition Company in Paterson. He was a member of the Ebenezer Netherlands Reformed Church in Franklin Lakes where he served as Deacon. He volunteered at the Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff where he was Secretary for 28 years.

He is pre-deceased by his beloved wife, the late Helen (nee Verblaauw) (1989). Devoted father of Samuel Peter Van Grouw of Midland Park, Peter Varblaauw Van Grouw of Midland Park, Anthony Van Grouw Jr. of Franklin Lakes and Raymond John Van Grouw of Mahwah. Dear brother of Albert Van Grouw of North Haledon. Loving grandfather of 15 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great grandchildren.

Funeral Services Tuesday, January 14, 2003 at 10:00 AM at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. Interment Fair Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, January 13, 2003 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers donations in Mr. Van Grouw"s name may be made to the Christian Health Care Center, 301 Sicomac Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.

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