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Ralph K. Griffiths

January 14, 1926 ~ June 25, 2019 (age 93)
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Ralph K. "PeeWee" Griffiths, 93, of Girard, passed away June 25, 2019, at Heritage Manor, with his family by his side. Ralph was born January 14, 1926, in DuBois, PA, the son of Frank and Hazel Griffiths. He proudly served his country in the Marine Corp during WWII. Ralph had worked for Patterson Buckeye in North Lima, and Institutional Foods, as a salesman. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church, the Girard American Legion Post #235, and the VFW. Ralph was a spokesman for veterans; he would travel to numerous places to give his exceptional speeches. He had many interest including, golf, woodworking, camping, and traveling with his wife Florence. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 70 years, Florence (Spillman) Griffiths, whom he married June 4, 1949, and a son, Ralph A. Griffiths of San Diego, CA, along with two grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son, Frank Griffiths. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 29th, at 11:00 AM at Blackstone Funeral Home in Girard, where the family will receive relatives and friends on Friday June 28th from 3-5 PM. Ralph will be laid to rest at Kerr Cemetery with military honors. Visit to view this obituary and to send any expressions of sympathy to the Griffiths family. 


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