Alida DeGroff, age 96, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at the home of her daughter in New Market, Maryland. Born Alida McGinty in Mt. Morris, New York on August 14, 1919. She married Herbert DeGroff of Nunda, New York on September 30, 1939. They had 6 children, Herbert DeGroff Jr. of Leicester, Onolee DeGroff Franks of Grand Haven, Michigan, Patricia DeGroff Dencau, Gregory DeGroff of Perry, Virginia DeGroff Casper of New Market, Maryland and Andrew DeGroff of Pinchurst, Texas. She has 17 grandchildren and 33 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Herbert and daughter Patricia and grandson Joe DeGroff.
Alida will always be remembered for her love of baking cookies and goodies for her family. A private family graveside service has been held with a memorial service being planned for this summer.