Lois Jean Griffiths
August 30, 2015
Lois Jean Griffiths, West Scranton, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family and friends early Sunday morning at Geisinger Community Medical Center after being stricken ill. Her husband is Robert Griffiths. The couple would have been married 61 years in December.
Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late William and Pearl Kester James. She was a 1954 graduate of West Scranton High School. Lois was a devoted and faithful member of the Jackson Street Baptist Church and its L.O.A Sunday School Class, as well as its Young at Heart Club and the Woman’s Union.. Prior to her retirement she had been employed by the Parts Department at Sears.
Lois was a loving wife, mother and grandmother who loved being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an excellent baker and cook.
Also surviving are sons Mark and his wife Sally and Robert Jr. and his wife Gina all of Scranton; a daughter Rebecca Zeigler and her husband Jeffrey of Harrisburg; eleven grandchildren Melissa Kloss, Eric, Lindsey, Rory and Aaron Griffiths, Carly Talerico, Leo and Kelly Hart, Evan, Keegan and Kyle Zeigler; eight great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brother William James, Jr.
Funeral Services will be Thursday at 11am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton 18510 with Rev. Nancy Pitely, cousin, officiating.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4-7pm.
Interment, Washburn Street Cemetery, West Scranton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jackson Street Baptist Church 1206 Jackson St. Scranton, Pa. 18504.
For directions, to share a memory or to leave a condolence please visit www.vanstonandjames.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Robert C Jones, Funeral Director.