Jane L. Griffith

Jane L. Griffith, 78, of 135 Chautauqua Ave., Jamestown, passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at the Heritage Park Rehab & Skilled Nursing facility.

She was born May 25, 1940 in Jamestown and was the daughter of the late Harold and Elizabeth Appleby Murray.

Jane graduated from Chautauqua Central School in 1958 and had been a member of First Lutheran Church.

In earlier years, she enjoyed horseback riding, as well as her Labrador retrievers over the years.

Jane was a true family person who loved her children and grandchildren greatly.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Earl G. Griffith, Jr. whom she married July 5, 1958 in First Lutheran Church; five children: Debra Nugent of Sugar Grove, PA, Laurie Armstrong of New Bern, NC, William Griffith of Seneca, SC, and twins brothers, Daniel Griffith of Erie, PA and Michael Griffith of Columbus, OH; nine grandchildren: Nathan Ohl, Jennifer Ohl, Lumika Moritou, Tiffany Linton, Billy Griffith, Jonathon Griffith, Mathew Griffith, Cynthia Griffith and Jarod Griffith; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Murray.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Daniel K. Nagle, pastor of First Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery.

Friends will be received beginning at 1 p.m. Thursday for one hour prior to the service in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers and in consideration of Jane's love for all of her Labradors, the family requests that memorials please be made to the Chautauqua County Humane Society, 2825 Strunk Rd., Jamestown, NY 14701.