Betty A. Griffith, age 89, life resident of Pulaski, passed away Friday at St. Joseph's Hospital in Syracuse. Betty was born January 1, 1928 in Pulaski, the daughter of Carl and Blanche Richardson Weisenburger. She attended Pulaski Schools. Betty married Gerald "Jerry" Griffith on April 26, 1946 and he passed away October 31, 2008. She was employed by the Pulaski Central Schools in the cafeteria for many years. She also provided childcare for many years. Betty was a former member of the Robert Edwards American Legion Auxiliary and a former NOCA volunteer. She was a member of the Pulaski Park United Methodist Church, and she also bowled in several leagues for many years.
Surviving are one son, Marty (Marleen) Griffith of Pulaski, grandchildren, Jennifer Edick, Julie Peterson, Shaun Griffith, and Jessica Griffith all of Pulaski, and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by one son, Terry M. Griffith who passed away May 4, 1993.
A memorial service will be held 1:30 p.m. Thursday, September 28th at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park St., Pulaski with burial in South Richland Cemetery, Fernwood. Calling hours will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. prior to the funeral.
Donations may be made in Betty's memory to the Pulaski Historical Society, 3428 Maple Ave., Pulaski, NY 13142 or to the United Friends of Homeless Animals, 432 Centerville Rd., Richland, NY 13144 or to NOCA, 21 Delano St., Pulaski, NY 13142.