Lucy J. Griffin

Lucy J. Griffin

York – Lucy J. (Senft) Griffin, 85, of York, passed away Saturday afternoon, May 26, 2018 at Providence Place in Dover. She was the wife of Ronald E. Griffin whom she married 19 years ago on September 19, 1998.

She was born February 28, 1933 in Stoverstown and was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Lucy (Senft) Senft.

Lucy owned and operated York Paper Box Company on Arch Street in York for many years. She was a former member of the Shiloh American Legion Post # 791, West York V.F.W. Post # 8951 and Grace Lutheran Church.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. Her husband and family were her life. She loved cooking family meals where everyone looked forward to her turkey dinners at Thanksgiving and her ham dinner at Easter. She graciously welcomed everyone with open arms and was the champion for the underdog. Even though her battle with Alzheimer’s, she still managed to keep her smile. We will greatly miss seeing that smile and love she gave to everyone.

In addition to her husband, Ronald, Lucy is survived by her daughters, Susan Bailey and Debra Shenberger both of York; her step-daughters, Pamela Kinard and Kimberly Arnold both of York; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; her sister, Doris Forry of Spring Grove, and her brothers, Lloyd Senft of Seven Valleys, James Senft of York, Dale Senft, Ronald Senft and Gary Senft all of Spring Grove. Lucy was preceded in death by her son-in-laws, Wayne Bailey and Michael Shenberger, and her brothers, Richard, Robert and Tyrus.

Her funeral service will begin at 12:00 PM, Friday, June 1, 2018 at The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewings will be from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Thursday, May 31, 2018 and Friday from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Manchester Union Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be The Reverend Philip K. Nace.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110, or to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2595 Interstate Dr, Ste 100 Harrisburg, PA 17110.

The family would like to thank Providence Place for their compassion and care during their mothers stay at their facility.

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3 thoughts on “Lucy J. Griffin

  1. Lucy you will be missed so much. Remember Everytime you seen me you always wanted a hug and always looked at me and said how handsome I was with a big smile on your face and Everytime we go to Grandma’s house you guys would play cards all night. You were such a wonderful great aunt and will miss you fly high Lucy will remember the good times love you

  2. Awwww Lucy you were such a sweet and caring lady and always welcomed everyone with open arms. I am glad your grand daughter very Erin shared you with me. Thank you for the memories. Prayers for your family and friends. Fly high Lucy

    1. You were the Aunt anyone could have asked for. I remember all the times when I was a young girl that we got together, like the times you would make your delicious goulash and we would have the best time visiting with you and Uncle Bobby and Susie and Deb. You were the most fun loving person that I so enjoyed being with. I will miss your beautiful smile that you had till the end. Fly high with the angels and know that you were so loved❤️

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