Francis Paul Garove

9 April, 199119 January, 2022
Obituary of Francis Paul Garove
On January 19, 2022, Francis Paul Garove passed away. He was the beloved son of Kenneth James Garove and Mary Roxanne Grelli; cherished brother of Anthony Reed Garove, and Alexandra Marie Garove and her fiancé Donald Carlo. Francis is also survived by many loving aunts and uncles. Francis attended the Maryland School for the blind from 1996-2012. While attending MSB, Francis was nominated and won the Presidents’ Education Award in 1998 for outstanding educational improvement. Francis’ love of music led him to participate in switch and sound beam choir while at MSB. After graduation Francis self-directed his services which allowed him to pursue the life he most wanted to live. He continued participating in music therapy and music activities. Francis attended bingo at Mt. Zion Church through the church’s special needs ministry. He also enjoyed swim therapy, walks in the neighborhood and just being with his friends and family. A Celebration of Life memorial service and mass will be held at Saint Joseph’s Church, Fullerton on April 23rd at 10 am. Those desiring may make a memorial donation in Francis’ name to the Maryland School for the Blind at An organization that supports self-direction for special needs adults can be in turn supported at by choosing Self-Directed Advocacy Network of Maryland (SDAN). Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases. You may also donate to Mt. Zion Church in Churchville, MD to support their Special Needs ministry at or to a charity of your choice.

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Past Services

Saturday, 23 April, 2022

Celebration of Life and Memorial Mass