OBITUARY

Catherine Chiusano Griffith

February 14, 1946January 6, 2021
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Catherine Chiusano Griffith, 74, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2021. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in the chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm with the burial immediately following the service at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery.

Cathy was born on February 14, 1946, in Orlando, Florida. She was married to her late husband, Harold B. Griffith, for 48 years prior to his passing in 2013. She and Harold ran a successful heating and air conditioning business, where Cathy served as bookkeeper, for over 30 years. After Harold retired she took a part time job at Belk to help keep her busy. She was not one to sit around. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved doing things with and for her family. If you ever needed anything all you had to do was call her and she would be there.

In her spare time she enjoyed playing Bingo, a passion she shared with her mother and her sister. She also enjoyed Country Line-Dancing with her husband at Santa Fa Rose in Greensboro and at The Rhinestone Cowboy in McLeansville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Griffith; her father, Henry M. Chiusano, Jr.; and her mother, Betty Hawks Chiusano.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her daughters, Lisa G. Clark (Randy) of Staley, Michelle G. Mackay (Bruce) of Pleasant Garden; her sister, Elizabeth C. White (Harry) of Swansboro; her brother, Henry M. Chiusano, III or “Mike” (Mona) of Reidsville; Grandchildren Laina Wright and Haley Mackay; Great-Grandchildren Troy Wright and Natalie Wright. She was “Aunt Cathy” to Greg Goltare, Christina Goltare, Carmody Burdine, Caroline McGee and Lauren Slusher; a host of other extended family and friends.

Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.ccom.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, social distancing and masks are required.

Services

  • Funeral services will begin at 1:00 with the family receiving friends and then having a funeral celebrating her life at 2:00 pm. Burial will follow in Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery. The address is 6000 W. Gate City Blvd., in Greensboro.

    Tuesday, January 12, 2021

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Karen Ayers

January 9, 2021

To my extended family: my deepest condolences and sympathy go out to all of you. I was so sad to hear this news but I now take peace and comfort in. knowing that Cathy is with The Father our Lord, her family and is healed! She was a wonderful cousin, more like an Aunt to me. My mother (Evie) loved her as if she were her own daughter. She was a lovely, beautiful, vibrant part of our family! That's what life was all about for Cathy family. She will forever be missed but always in my heart!!! My prayers go out to each and everyone of you at this difficult time. Peace be with you all. 💝🙏

Love Always,
Karen (Krayon)

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Biography

Catherine Chiusano Griffith, 74, passed away peacefully on January 6, 2021.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, January 12, 2021, at Hanes-Lineberry Sedgefield Chapel from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in the chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm with the burial immediately following the service at Guilford Memorial Park Cemetery.

Cathy was born on February 14, 1946, in Orlando, Florida. She was married to her late husband, Harold B. Griffith, for 48 years prior to his passing in 2013. She and Harold ran a successful heating and air conditioning business, where Cathy served as bookkeeper, for over 30 years. After Harold retired she took a part time job at Belk to help keep her busy. She was not one to sit around. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend. She loved doing things with and for her family. If you ever needed anything all you had to do was call her and she would be there.

In her spare time she enjoyed playing Bingo, a passion she shared with her mother and her sister. She also enjoyed Country Line-Dancing with her husband at Santa Fa Rose in Greensboro and at The Rhinestone Cowboy in McLeansville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold B. Griffith; her father, Henry M. Chiusano, Jr.; and her mother, Betty Hawks Chiusano.

Those left to cherish her memory are: her daughters, Lisa G. Clark (Randy) of Staley, Michelle G. Mackay (Bruce) of Pleasant Garden; her sister, Elizabeth C. White (Harry) of Swansboro; her brother, Henry M. Chiusano, III or “Mike” (Mona) of Reidsville; Grandchildren Laina Wright and Haley Mackay; Great-Grandchildren Troy Wright and Natalie Wright. She was “Aunt Cathy” to Greg Goltare, Christina Goltare, Carmody Burdine, Caroline McGee and Lauren Slusher; a host of other extended family and friends.

Online condolences may be made at www.haneslineberryfhsedgefield.ccom.

Due to COVID-19 regulations, social distancing and masks are required.