Cindy L. Hogue Groves

RANDOLPH. — Cindy L. Hogue Groves, 71, of Sheldon Street, Randolph, passed away Monday (Nov. 4, 2019) at the Heritage Village Rehab and Skilled Nursing Facility in Gerry.

She was born Feb, 16, 1948, in Akron, N.Y., the daughter of the late Albert “Scotty” and Frances Olive (Strickland) Hogue. She attended Akron High School and Jamestown Business College for Law.

Cindy retired from Truck-Lite in Falconer, where she had worked for many years and was the former union steward. In earlier years, she had worked for the former Gold Star in Falconer, Twi-Lite Lanes in Randolph, R-Place in Ellington, Zayres Department Store in Jamestown and Randolph Dimension.

Cindy was a former Girl Scout leader and her interests included bowling, crocheting, playing cards, camping, spending time with her large family and being active on FACEBOOK. She adored her father, and when she was younger, she liked building houses with him and going antiquing.

She is survived by two children: Sonya (Eric Ribblett) Milliman of Baton Rouge, La.; a son, Arnold Barry Groves (Laurie Zeth) of Randolph; a sister, Susan (Denny) Rounds of Henderson, Nev.; 10 grandchildren: Damon Wilson, Nichole (Tommy) Wilson, Crystal (Tony) Rader, Derek (Steven) Milliman, Terrence Ribblett, Cienna (Jordan) Crosson, Jordan Hauck, Vinessa (K.P.) Gray, Lucy Mattson and Caleb Mattson, six great- grandchildren; two stepsons: Steve Wilson and Lee Milliman; three nieces; a special friend, John C. and her first husband, Barrett Arnold Groves; as well as the many people she opened her home to over the years.

Cindy was preceded in death by her parents: a daughter, Vickie Sue Groves in 1968; beloved companion of 17 Ç years, George Williams, together from July 6, 1997 until his passing on Jan. 5, 2014; and her companion of 25 years from the 70s and 80s, Richard Milliman.

The family will receive family and friends from 4-6 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 7, 2019) in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, from where funeral services will be held at 6 p.m. The Rev. Beth Hayner, pastor of the Faith Lighthouse Chapel in East Randolph will officiate.Burial will be in the Randolph Cemetery.

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In lieu of memorials, flowers to share with the infirmed will be taken to shut in’s by Cindy’s family following the funeral.