Barbara GRIFFITHS

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GRIFFITHS, Barbara Rose
March 22, 1916 - November 12, 2012
96 very healthy years up to the summer of 2012. Wife to Ellis, mother to Colleen, Bryan and Rick, grandmother to Deborah, Derek, Ryan, Brent, Sara, Paul, Jane, Mary, Tanya and Josh. Great- grandmother to Cameron, Meagan, Enzo, Noam, LouMax, Olivia, Hannah, Haydn, Reave and Solena. Life long friend to many from school days, to VGH Volunteer group, to Musqueam G.C. to bridge partners, to Amica. Golfer. "Always down the middle and deadly with a putter. " Gardener: "A garden is not a garden unless it has yellow in it" "take something from my garden for yours and just huk it in." Survived by her 2 children and their spouses, 7 grandchildren, 2 step grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren and 2 step great-grandchildren. She loved her church, the words, the discussions, the hymns and the community. Her gift to all of us was her positive attitude, her dignity in how she conducted her life, her never ending strength of character and her warmth expressed to other people. The Griffiths family is extremely grateful to Dr. Ng for his compassion, friendship and skill at looking after Barbara for so many years. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday the 25th of November from 2:00-4:00pm in the WestPointe Room at University Golf Club, 5185 University Boulevard. We would love you to join us. RSVP. In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver V6B 3L4. (by cheque only) Please mark your cheque; in memory of Barbara Griffiths for the Young Students Program. Rick Griffiths/Colleen Paterson, Email: rickg@griffcoind.com or paters88@telus.net

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on Nov. 17, 2012
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