Tricia Marie Ell-Groves

Passed away on
February 14, 2023
Tricia Marie Ell-Groves, 72, born November 15th, 1951 in Okinawa, Japan, and residing in Phoenix, Arizona, peacefully passed on Tuesday, February 14th, 2023 in her home while surrounded by the love of her family. Tricia is survived by her 3 children, Dawn Lesser, Sara Groves, and Ronald Groves III, and her brother, David Ell. Tricia was most proud of being the first female electronic draftsperson in the state of California, where she worked at RCA/ Sperry and met her late husband, Ronald Groves Jr. She had a love for knitting and crocheting. If you ever visited her home you would also know she had a substantial collection of yarn for her many ideas. Her parents raised her around their California farm and her love of animals was evident in her cats and dogs at home. Tricia is preceded in death by her parents, George Ell and Barbara White, and her siblings Christi, Steven, Danny, and Richard. The whereabouts of her other brother Michael are unknown. She was a proud Grandmother and Great Grandmother. A celebration of life will be held at her home on February 25th, at 6:00 pm for her friends and family.