Eleanor Griffin
Saturday
3
August

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States
Saturday
3
August

Funeral Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, August 3, 2019
Burnett & White Funeral Homes
7461 S. Broadway
Red Hook, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Red Church Cemetery
Route 9G
Tivoli, New York, United States

Obituary of Eleanor I Griffin

Eleanor I Griffin, 92, of East Greenbush, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, July 30th, 2019.

 

Born on January 14, 1927, in Ramapo, NY and raised in Tivoli, NY, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Ethel (Robbins) Cross. Eleanor married Francis Griffin on December 26, 1946 and he predeceased her on September 18, 2010.

 

In 1956, Eleanor and her husband moved from their home in Tivoli and built there family home in East Greenbush, NY.

 

For many years and until her retirement, she worked for the US Government as a clerk in the Immigration and Selective Services Department.

 

Active in her community, Eleanor was an member of the Community Seniors of East Greenbush and participated in the Eddy- Day Break.

 

Known for her beauty and bright blue eyes. Eleanor was always very social and the life the party.

 

She was a strong and stubborn mother of Nancy (Gary) Vroman of Amsterdam, NY; grandmother of Julie (fiancé: Matthew Mattiace) Pazinko of East Greenbush, NY; along with extended family, caregivers, and friends.

 

In addition to her husband, a brother Russel Cross predecease her.

 

During her last few months, Eleanor touched the lives of many, and was loved by her companions/caregivers.

 

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10 am to 1 pm. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm. Burial will be at Red Church Cemetery, Tivoli.

 

Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, NY.

 

For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.

 

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