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Lisa Groff

President, Funeral Director, Licensed Supervisor From: 2016-2017

Lisa continues the legacy of the Groff family by being the fourth generation of funeral directors serving the Lancaster Community. She is the President and Licensed Supervisor of The Groffs Funeral Home where she is dedicated to guiding families every step of the way through the decision-making process. Lisa takes great pride to carefully explain your options, make recommendations at your request, take care of all the small details, and ensure that you and your family’s personal touch is always present.

Lisa is a graduate of McCaskey High School, class of 1978, earned her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Elizabethtown College in 1984. Lisa began her business career as a Security Consultant with Dictograph Protective Alarms in Greenwich CT, before earning her degree in Mortuary Science from Mt. Ida College in Newton, MA in 1991. Lisa completed her apprentice year at Fred F. Groff, Inc. before becoming a Licensed Funeral Director. She has over twenty-five years of experience as a Funeral Director previously holding the positions of Pre-Need Manager, Pre-arrangement Counselor and Licensed Insurance Agent. After her father Bob’s retirement in 1999, Lisa assumed the role of Licensed Supervisor at Fred F. Groff, Inc.

Lisa has been a passionate and dedicated community volunteer for many years. She has held and currently holds leadership roles with many organizations. Lisa is on the Board of Neighborhood Services and served as President of the Rotary Club of Lancaster. She has served many many years as a committee member and sponsor for the Office of Aging Senior Games. She is the former Board Chair of both the American Red Cross of the Susquehanna Valley and the Mayor’s Office of Special Events (MOOSE). Lisa is also involved with the Elizabethtown College Leadership Council and LancasterHistory,org serving on the committee for the Valentines Extravaganza. She recently co-chaired the Capital Campaign for the Lancaster County Council of Churches new Food Hub. Lisa has been a lifelong member of St. James Episcopal Church in Lancaster.

Lisa is a lifelong sports enthusiast having been active with her high school’s basketball and tennis teams. As a USPTA Tennis Professional, she coached the Greenwich High School Boys and Fairfield (CT) University Women’s teams. Some of her athletic accomplishments include The Lancaster Intelligencer Woman Athlete of the Year in 1978, NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball Champions at Elizabethtown College in 1982 and inducted as a Championship Team Member of Elizabethtown College Hall of Fame. She also was inducted into the J.P. McCaskey Athletic Hall of Fame in 1991. Lisa currently enjoys boating, fishing, playing recreational tennis and spending her free time with family and friends on the water in North East, MD.