Thomas L. Grow

Thomas L. Grow, age 79 of Bellefonte, PA passed away at Mount Nittany Medical Center on Sunday, May 29, 2022. Thomas was born on October 9, 1942 in Staunton, VA and was the only son of his parents Bryce and Bessie (Childress) Grow. Thomas is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Susan Coder Grow, his sister Betty (Grow) Kennedy, Peggy Grow, Mary (Grow) Miller, and a nephew, Peter Miller.

He is survived by one sister, Frances (Grow) Shull of Verona, VA and his daughters Shannon Ritter (Daniel) of Mechanicsburg, PA and Erin Stovall (Adrian) of Mentor, OH. Thomas is also survived by his six grandchildren, Nathan Zavacky of New York, NY, Hannah Owens of Camp Hill, PA, Kayla Stovall of Mentor, OH, Noah Stovall of Mentor, OH, Emma Stovall of Mentor, OH, and Pepper Ritter of Mechanicsburg, PA. In addition to his grandchildren, Thomas is also survived by one great grandchild, Harper Owens of Camp Hill, PA, and many nieces and nephews who loved him.

Graveside service will take place on Monday, June 6 at 2:00PM at Centre County Memorial Park.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at