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Virginia M. Griffith

GRIFFITH-Virginia obit

Virginia M. Griffith, 92, formerly of Lakeview, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at Logan Acres.

She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa., on April 4, 1920, to the late William and Della Bergener Klee.

On Sept. 17, 1941, she married Robert A. Griffith Sr. in Wellsburg, W.Va., and he preceded her in death Dec. 19, 1992. She also was preceded in death by her brother, William Klee Jr. of Saxonburg, Pa.; and a sister, Marjorie Carpenter of Harmons, Md.

Survivors include two sons, Robert A. (Louise) Griffith Jr. of Bakersfield, Calif., and Scott Griffith of Tampa, Fla.; a daughter, Lynn (Ron) Blubaugh of Russells Point; six grandchildren, Jeff (Lori) Griffith, Cathy Griffith and Aaron (Stephanie) Griffith, all of Glen Burnie, Md., Sue (Jeff) Bridges of Dundalk, Md., Ronald Blubaugh Jr. of Spencerville and Jason (Michelle) Blubaugh of Aurora, Colo.; 10 great-grandchildren; and a special nephew, Bruce (Joan) Carpenter of Dayton, Md.

A 1938 graduate of Penn High School, Verona, Pa., she worked for 26 years at Hochschild Kohn Department Store in Baltimore and Glen Burnie, Md.

She was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and its United Methodist Women’s group.

Virginia loved her family, her church and her favorite activity – bingo.

Pastor Rob Kilgore officiates a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday at Christ United Methodist Church, 110 Brown St., Lakeview.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, Logan Acres Care Center and Wilson Memorial Hospice.

The family would like to give special thanks to Logan Acres Care Center, where Virginia received excellent care with compassion, love and respect.

Arrangements were handled by the Smith-Eichholtz Funeral Home, Lakeview, where condolences may be expressed at

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