Wallace Leo Griffiths

Wallace Leo Griffiths, 62, of Laurel Run Estates, Laurel Run, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at home.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was the son of late Wallace and Violet Rush Griffiths. Wally was formerly employed by Elegant Cleaners and Men's Warehouse.

He was preceded in death by his life partner of 40 years, Curtis W. Hickman, on Sept. 17, 2012. Surviving are his sisters, Marjorie Jones Madison, Hudson; Bonnie Thompson, Centermoreland; brothers, Leonard Griffiths, Waymart; Sterling Griffiths, Wilkes-Barre; nieces and nephews.

A Christian Wake service will be held at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Township, with Monsignor Joseph Rauscher officiating. Relatives and friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday.

Published in Citizens' Voice from Jan. 19 to Jan. 20, 2013