2008-04-19 / Obituaries

Dorothy B. Griggs

Dorothy B. Griggs, 98 of Pleasantville, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at Heartland of Fairfield.

She was born Oct. 17, 1909, in Walnut Township, to the late Homer and Maude Hite. She was a member of the New Salem United Methodist Church, Eastern Star, Grange and former longtime member of the Pleasantville and Rambling Designers garden clubs.

Dorothy is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Fred and Beverly Griggs and Tom and Linda Griggs, all of Pleasantville; grandchildren, Judy (Mike) McGonagle of Lancaster, Mike (Pauline) Griggs of Millersport; great-grandchildren, Brian Lutz, Hayley Griggs and Matthew Mc- Gonagle; great-great grandson, Mason Lutz; niece, Sue Shonk of Lancaster; and Roger Lutz of Logan.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Ralph W, Griggs; granddaughter, Tammy Lutz; and sister, Caroline Ballmer.

Services were April 12, 2008, at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home with the Rev. Roger McElfresh officiating. Burial followed in West Rushville Cemetery.

Dorothy's family would like to thank the staff at Heartland of Fairfieldand Heartland Hospice for her special care.

Donations may be made to the New Salem United Methodist Church in Dorothy's memory.

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