Donald Griffiths of West Scranton died Thursday at the VNA Hospice Unit at Geisinger Community Medical Center after a courageous battle with cancer. His wife of 13 years is the former Lori Ann Chase.
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Born in Scranton, son of Alice Rogers Griffiths, Scranton, and the late David Griffiths, he was educated in the Lackawanna Trail School District. Before his illness, he was employed at Procter & Gamble as a line technician. He was a proud member of the Dalton Fire Company and St. Lucy's Church.
Donald was a loving and devoted husband, father, son, brother and uncle. His greatest joy came from participating in all of his children's activities. All who knew him will dearly miss him.
Also surviving are three children, Lindsay, Donald Jr. and Kristen, all at home; a brother, David, New Mexico; three sisters, Mary Alice Mitteer and companion, David Kane, Carbondale; Rose Craig and husband, Peter Howey, Scranton; and Diane Ruddy and husband, Joseph, Scranton; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts and uncles.
He was also preceded in death by his twin brother, Ronald.
The funeral will be Monday with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Lucy's Church, 949 Scranton St., Scranton. Everyone attending is asked to proceed directly to the church. Interment, Cathedral Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Guido-Fiorillo Funeral Home, 120 S. Main Ave., Scranton.
No public calling hours are scheduled.
Visit www.guidofiorillofuneralhome.com for information, directions or to leave an online condolence.
Guido-Fiorillo Funeral Home Inc.
120 South Main Avenue
Scranton, PA 18504
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 13, 2014