Marjorie Anne "Marjie" Griffith, 97

August 04, 2010
  • Marjorie Anne "Marjie" Griffith

MARCH 1, 1913-AUG. 1, 2010

Marjorie Anne "Marjie" Griffith, 97, a resident of Reeders Memorial Home in Boonsboro, Md., died Aug. 1, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born March 1, 1913, in Luray, Va., she was the daughter of the late Peter S. and Mary F. Reeffner Abbott.

She retired from Lockheed Martin.

She was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She is survived by one son, Lynn H. Griffith and wife, Carleta; two granddaughters, Dawn Griffith Nally and husband, Donnie, and Kim Diven and husband, Tim; great-grandson, Ryan of Baltimore; and two brothers, Emmett Abbott and Homer Abbott.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Etta Francis Griffith Possidente; one son, Harry "Sonny" Griffith Jr.; two sisters, Blanche Abbott Wade and Elizabeth Abbott McFarland; and three brothers, Marvin Abbott, Marion Abbott and Leo "Jack" Abbott.


A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, 17636 W. Washington St., Hagerstown, Md. The Rev. John Torrence will officiate.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church for Restoration and Maintenance of the Bakersville School House, 17626 Bakersville Road, Boonsboro, MD 21713.

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