Deborah A. Griffith, 54

JUNE 8, 1957-JAN. 26, 2012

January 28, 2012

Deborah Ann (Tendler) Griffith, 54, of Boonsboro, Md., passed suddenly from this life Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012, at her home.

Born June 8, 1957, in Bethesda, Md., she was the daughter of Gloria (Woerner) Anselmo and her husband, Michael, of Florida, and Allen Tendler and his wife, Joyce, of Arizona.

She was a graduate of Gaithersburg (Md.) High School.

Debbie loved crafting and enjoyed making jewelry. She was a stay-at-home mom and grandma, and loved to spend time with her granddaughters.

In addition to her parents and their spouses, she is survived by her husband, James D. Griffith; one daughter, Lauren Griffith of Hagerstown; her two granddaughters, Trinity and Kyleigh Stover; one sister, Lynn Bassin and husband, Rick, of Frederick, Md.; one stepsister, Donna Anselmo; and two stepbrothers, James Anselmo, and Robert Anselmo and wife, Carol, all of Kent Island, Md.

A funeral ceremony will be Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Fairview Cemetery, Keedysville, Md.

The family will receive friends Monday, Jan. 30, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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