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LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home
Sunday August 7th, 2022
3:00pm - 5:00pm

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First Congregational Church of Ogdensburg
Monday August 8th, 2022
10:00am - 11:00pm

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Lillian Griffith


OGDENSBURG-Funeral Services for Lillian Griffith, 93, of Ogdensburg will be held on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ of Ogdensburg with Pastor Walter Smith, officiating.

Calling hours will be held from 3-5p.m. at the LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home on Sunday, August 7, 2022.  Mrs. Griffith died on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Nursing Home.  Burial will be held privately by the family.

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home.

Mary “Lillian” Griffith was born on October 12, 1928 in Ogdensburg, NY.  She was the daughter of the late Robert & Rita (Dempsey) Pollard.  She was a 1946 graduate of Ogdensburg Free Academy. On June 18th, 1949 She married George H. Griffith at the First Congregational Church of Ogdensburg, the couple celebrated their 68th Wedding Anniversary in 2017, shortly after that George died on June 23, 2017.

Lillian was employed by the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center. She was a past board member and an active member of the First Congregational Church of Ogdensburg for many years.

She is survived by her daughters Robin Griffith of Ogdensburg and Roxanne Delarge and her husband Steve of Clifton Park, NY.  She is also survived by her grandsons; John G. Delarge of Boston, MA and Sam P. Delarge of Ballston Spa, NY; Also surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her parents, her beloved husband George Griffith and a sister, Mildred Watts. She is also predeceased by two brothers-in-law’s; John “Jack” Griffith, Elmer Griffith and a sister-in-law Mae Marks.

Donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to the First Congregational Church of Ogdensburg located at 300 New York Ave Ogdensburg, NY 13669 or to the St. Joseph’s Nursing Home "Community Fund" located at 950 Linden Street, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.



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Robin and Roxanne. So sorry for the passing of your mother. We always enjoyed going to the River and picking and eating your parent’s apples. Lol. Your mother was a perfect hostess and was more than a dear friend and cousin to our mother.. Also, the phone calls and visits with your parents were very special to our parents . Love , Judi and Leah

Judi frick and Leah egy Aug 4 2022 7:59 PM

I spent a lot of time swimming at the house on the river with Roxanne, Robin, Lillian and George. They were like family to my family and we had so many memories together. They were our neighbors for years on Rensselaer Ave. I loved her like a mother. RIP Lillian

Judy Bromling Aug 2 2022 2:13 PM

My memories are so many . Swimming in the Saint Lawrence , all my barbies spread out in the livingroom . Hanging out with my best friend Robin and being spoiled with the special canadian cheddar , My childhood wouldnt have been the same without all the memories from Lil and George and the girls. We send our love and prayers to all and our deepest sympathies . Love to you all

Steve and Crissy and family and Moonie Aug 2 2022 5:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Griffith

Steve and Crissy Rishe and Family Aug 2 2022 5:09 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Griffith

Vicky & Barry Aug 1 2022 6:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Griffith

kay coffey Aug 1 2022 4:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Griffith

Arnold Hooper Jr. Aug 1 2022 3:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Mary Griffith

Jackie Powers Aug 1 2022 3:15 PM

Robin and Roxanne and family, Bonnie and I are very sorry to hear of Aunt Lil's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you. Always remember the fond memories you have had over the years. Love Rick and Bonnie

Rick Griffith Aug 1 2022 1:02 PM