D'Elia Funeral Home

Route 70 & Vermont Avenue, Lakewood, NJ


Delores Mae Griffin

May 21, 1943September 6, 2019

Delores Mae Griffin, age 76, of Lakewood, passed on September 6, 2019.

Delores was born to Edward L. Stasiak and Carlyn E. Stasiak (Hulse) May 21, 1943 in Point Pleasant, N.J. She lived with her husband, Robert H. Griffin, Jr. in Lakewood until his passing in 1990. Together they raised two children and ran the family business, Griffin's Market in Lakewood, N.J.

She is survived by her son, David R. Griffin, daughter, Leann C. Geiger, son-in-law, Justin Geiger, and sister-in-laws, Marie Knight and Janice Gurley. She also leaves to cherish her memory two grandchildren, Thomas Geiger and James Geiger. Her family remembers her as an exceptional seamstress and crafter.

Delores worked for various retail craft chains after the closing of Griffin's Market and eventually retired from Walmart as a cashier. She was well known for her expert sewing skills and volunteered her time to making flags and uniforms for the Lakewood High School Marching Band and Blue Wave color guards from 1985-1990.

A family graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 21, 2019 and she will be laid to rest with her husband at Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms, River, N.J.


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