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Lois Griffith


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Lois W. Griffith (1928-2016)

Lois passed away peacefully in her sleep during the pre-dawn hours June 4th, 2016 at the age of 87 years. Lois was surrounded by family on her last day of life. She was courageous until the end of her long struggle with Parkinson's disease diagnosed in 2004. Lois was born on October 22nd, 1928 to Mr. and Mrs. William A. Webb (Elizabeth) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was raised in the small town of Narberth, Penn., and was the only daughter out of five children. She had four brothers, William, Donald, Robert, and John. She was pre-deceased by brothers William, and Donald. Lois was also pre-deceased by husband Donald C. Griffith in October 1986. Lois attended Lower Merion high school, a name familiar to Laker fans, graduating in 1946. She was married to Donald C. Griffith on October 3rd, 1953 at Narberth Methodist church. In July 1956 son Jeffrey was born in Kansas City, Missouri, and on August 22nd, 1957 son Peter was born in Evanston, Illinois. After moving several times the family settled on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in 1962. Lois was active in the community, involved with the Assistance League, the San Pedro Peninsula Cancer Guild, the P.T.A, and several neighborhood bridge groups. She was active in fundraising, and was very good with numbers, figuring out everything to the penny. Lois was fortunate enough to travel to China, the Holy Land, Europe, Hawaii, Morocco, and across the U.S. several times by car. She is survived by sons Jeffrey, and Peter (Rene'), grandchildren Anna Bolduc (Aaron), Laura Belanger (James), D Christopher Griffith, Breeana Griffith, and several great grandchildren. Services will be held at the Wayfarers Chapel on Wednesday, July 13th at 1:30 PM, with a reception immediately following. No flowers please. Sign the guestbook at mcnerneysmortuary.com or www.DailyBreeze.com.
Published in Daily Breeze from July 5 to July 7, 2016
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