Hedwig Groover, 81, of Asbury, N.J., died Friday, August 20, 2004, in Hunterdon Care Center. Born: June 2, 1923 in Pittsburgh, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Frank & Teresa "Pietrzo" Kielek. Personal: She was a lifelong resident of the Asbury and Hampton area. She worked for Exact Level in High Bridge for many years. She retired from Hitran in Flemington in 2000. She was of the Catholic faith. Her husband, Donald W. Groover, died in 1966. She loved her cats and she also enjoyed gardening. Survivors: her daughter in-law, Joanne Groover, of Asbury; a granddaughter, Amanda Gloss and her husband, Bob, of Riegelsville, Pa., and two grandsons, Don and Jeremy Groover, both of Asbury. A son, Donald F. Groover, died in 2003. Services: A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Musconetcong Valley Cemetery. Cremation is being handled by H.G Smith Crematory, Stroudsburg, Pa. The Warren Hills / Ford Memorial Home, Washington, N.J., is in charge of arrangements. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the SPCA Animal Shelter, 576 Stamets Rd., Milford, NJ 08848. Online obituaries may be viewed at www.warrenhillsmemorialhome.com.