Jean Griffin

| April 15, 2019

Jean Griffin, 95, formerly of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 14, 2019, at UPMC Horizon in Greenville.

Born Aug. 1, 1923, in Erie, Jean was the daughter of the late Samuel M. and Helen Meyers Lippincott.

She and her husband, Lewis Griffin, were married on Feb. 28, 1946, and they were the first couple to be married at the Utica Presbyterian Church.

Mrs. Griffin was a homemaker who enjoyed spending time with her family and reading.

In addition to her husband, Jean is survived by her two daughters, Linda Smith of El Paso, Texas and Diane Davies and her husband Ronald Jr. of Greenville; her five grandchildren, Karey Hardesty and her husband Rod of Odessa, Texas, Kristie Smith and her special friend Danny Diaz of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Ronald Davies and his wife Erin of Elyria, Ohio, Michael Davies and his wife Lee-Anne of Landis, North Carolina and Michele Turner and her husband Michael of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; and her seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Griffin was preceded in death by her brother, Marvin Miles Lippincott.

Family and friends will be received at the Gardinier Funeral Home, Inc., 1315 Chestnut Street, Franklin on Friday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Funeral services for Jean will be held at the funeral home following visitation at 1 p.m. with Rev. Tina Kaye, pastor of Utica Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment will be in Lupher Chapel Cemetery.

The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Utica Presbyterian Church, 1957 Grant Street, Utica Pa. 16362.

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