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Patricia Banks GriffithMarch 7, 1936 ~ May 26, 2017 (age 81)
Today, Friday, May 26, 2017, her mansion was completed; Heaven welcomed home Patricia (Banks) Griffith, age 81, of Mars, PA. Born on March 7, 1936 to Jacob and Margaret (Burkett) Banks of Bedford, PA. While living in Wildwood, PA, Pat worked at Woolworths where she met and married married the late Robert F. Griffith. Loving mother of Roberta and her fiancé, Jeffrey Hazel of Crafton, Frances and her husband, Jeff Rabold of Butler, Patty and her husband, Dave Peiffer of Brackenridge, and Bobby Griffith of Butler. Pat was also proceeded in death by her siblings, Joseph, Johnie, Paul, and Ruth (Preston). Doting Grandmother to Rena and Steven Antosz of Baden, Jered and Karli Rabold of Allison Park, Kyle and Kinsey Rabold of Jackson, MI and 3 ½ year old twin grandsons, Jacob and Jedidiah Peiffer of Brackenridge. Aunt to numerous nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and yes even great-great nieces and nephews.
Widowed at a young age, with four minor children Pat worked diligently during the years to provide for her children at Value Fair, Murphy’s Mart and Ames Department Store.
Pat enjoyed a variety of crafts and you would finding her working at crafts daily, especially after moving to Penn Mar Plaza in Mars ten years ago. She made favors for each Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, making it a family tradition. She also passed along her love of crafting to each of her children, teaching them that you can do anything you put your mind to.
Pat spent her last days at Good Samaritan Hospice at Concordia in Cabot.
Friends will be received at the McDonald-Aeberli Funeral Home, Inc., 238 Crowe Ave. Mars, PA on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM. Services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.. Burial will be in Allegheny County Memorial Park. Directions and condolences are available at www.mcdonald-aeberli.com.