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Richard E. Griswold

July 17, 2014
Westfield Republican / Mayville Sentinel News

Richard E. Griswold

Richard E. Griswold, 73 of Bailey Hill Rd. Clymer, NY passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at his home.

He was born May 15, 1941, in Sherman, the son of the late Ralph and Marie Griswold.

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Richard E. Griswold

Dick owned and operated a dairy farm from 1964 to present. He enjoyed raising red and white Holsteins and mowing hay. He loved his family and friends and enjoyed visiting with longtime friends and hunting buddies. He especially liked taking long rides. In earlier days he enjoyed hunting, his dogs and raising roosters, driving horses, bowling and square dances. He had nick names for all the grandchildren and great grandchildren. Richard served on Sherman School Board and Farmers Mill Board.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of five years, Ina Near Griswold and their four children, Mark Griswold, Lynn Griswold, Jesse (Teresa) Griswold, and Deanna (Robert) Crossley. seven Grandchildren, Greg Griswold, Julie (John) Abel, Maureen Gray, Tiffany Ball, Tylor (Melissa) Griswold, and Hailey and Hanna Crossley. And eight Great Grandchildren.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, and is survived by three brothers and four sisters.

A memorial service was held at 2 pm Friday July 11, 2014 at the Spitzer Funeral Home 135 Miller St. Sherman, NY, with Rev. Roger Westley, Pastor of the Sherman Community Church, officiating.

Friends were received for 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Findley Lake Fire Department, Stanley Hose Company, or the Sherman Community Church.

 
 
 

 

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