Edith Joan Griffin

December 28, 1925January 24, 2019
Obituary of Edith Joan Griffin
Edith Joan Griffin passed away on January 24, 2019 at her home in Williamsburg. She was born in Westonia, Western Australia on December 28, 1925, and lived an exciting life coming to the United States in 1945 as a war bride. She raised her children while working as a nurse then working and retiring from Fort Eustis after 30 years of Federal service. After retirement, she dedicated her time to her children and grandchildren, she also traveled the world. Edith was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Griffin and her beloved granddaughter, Dorian Brown Griffin. Her beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her children, Edie Colbert, Dexter Griffin, James F. Griffin, Jr. of Williamsburg, and Don Griffin of Port St. Lucie, Florida; grandchildren, Miranda Pax of Charlottesville, Virginia, James Griffin, Claire Moore of Williamsburg, and Vonnie Keyser of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; great-grandchildren, Cameron, Hunter and Savannah Keyser, Elliot Clyde Pax McDonald, and Felix Andrew Moore. Her life was as beautiful as the flowers that she loved to grow and her influence will forever remain in the lives of all who knew her. Services will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019, at 11:00 am at the Hampton Memorial Gardens chapel, in Hampton, Virginia. Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of condolence with the family. Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, Virginia 23666.

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  • Edie Colbert Daughter
  • Dexter Griffin Son
  • James F. Griffin, Jr. Son
  • Don Griffin Son
  • Miranda Pax Grandchild
  • James Griffin Grandchild
  • Claire Moore Grandchild
  • Vonnie Keyser Grandchild
  • Cameron Keyser Great Grandchild
  • Hunter Keyser Great Grandchild
  • Savannah Keyser Great Grandchild
  • Elliot Clyde Pax McDonald Great Grandchild
  • Felix Andrew Moore Great Grandchild
  • James F. Griffin Husband (deceased)
  • Dorian Brown Griffin Granddaughter (deceased)

Past Services

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Celebration of Life Service