Pamela Jo (Slane) Griffith

Pamela Jo (Slane)

Sanderson Griffith

ELMIRA, NY: Pamela Jo (Slane) Sanderson Griffith, 59, of Elmira, NY, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Hospice and Community Care, Lancaster, PA.

Born in Fremont, OH, she was the wife of James Dean Griffith of Elmira, and the daughter of Lester and Bonnie (Gundel) Slane of San Benito, TX.

Pamela taught second grade in the Warwick School District in Lititz, PA and first grade in the Battlement Mesa School District in Colorado.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister, and a talented teacher and cheerleading coach. She will be missed by those whose lives she touched.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is survived by two daughters: Julie (Sanderson) Meckley (Keith) of Lititz and Holly (Sanderson) Kellum (Jim) of Wernersville, PA; a step-daughter, Charity Joy Sanchez of Moab, UT; a sister, Sandy Emrich of Fremont, OH; two brothers: Roger Slane of San Benito, TX and Michael Slane of Fremont, OH; and three grandchildren: Avery, Harper, and Jesse.

Memorial services will be held at 12 noon on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Charles F. Snyder, Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA with Pastor John Carlson officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 12 prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be private.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorial contributions in Pamela's memory may be made to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund, 14 Pennsylvania Plaza, Suite 1710, New York, NY 10122.

To place a condolence online, please visit:

Funeral Home

Charles F Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Inc
3110 Lititz Pike Lititz, PA 17543
(717) 560-5100

Published in the The News-Messenger on May 11, 2013