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Arthur E. Griffith

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Arthur E. Griffith

AGE: 87 • Newark

Arthur E. Griffith, 87 of Newark, DE passed away at his home on Sunday, May 25, 2014. He was born in Carneys Point, NJ on July 6, 1926, son of the late Clyde and Jeanie (McNicol) Griffith.

A proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Mr. Griffith served our country during World War II, having been stationed in the Asiatic-Pacific Theatre. He was employed with the DuPont Company at the Chambers Works Plant and retired after 34 years of dedicated service.

His wife of 54 years, Joan (Kelly) Griffith, passed away in 2009. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Clyde, Paul and Ernie; and his sister, Margaret Hoover.

Mr. Griffith is survived by his daughter, Jeanie Griffith; his sister-in-law, Eileen Ford; his brother-in-law, Joseph Kelly and wife, Rosemary; and many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Doherty Funeral Home, 3200 Limestone Road, Pike Creek on Monday, June 2 from 10:00-11:00AM. Funeral services will begin at 11:00AM, with interment following in Hockessin Friends Cemetery.

The family would like to thank the caregivers from Comfort Keepers for the love and support given to Arthur.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , 92 Reads Way, New Castle, DE 19720 or the , PO Box 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

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Published in The News Journal from May 29 to May 31, 2014
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