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Frances M. Griggs

Died: Fri., May 10, 2019

Private Committal

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Frances M. Griggs, 74, of North Second Street, Girardville, passed away Friday May 10th, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  Born in AshlandState General Hospital, Fountain Springs, July 15, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Francis and Doris Faust Halbe.  She was a graduate of the former Ashland High School, class of 1963, and was employed as a sewing machine operator for the former City Shirt Company, of Frackville, until her retirement in 2009.  Frances was a member of the former St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Girardville, now the St. Charles Barromeo Roman Church Parish of Ashland and Girardville.


Daughter:  Michelle Wetzel, Media, PA

Grandson:  David and Amanda Wetzel, Ft Benning, GA

Granddaughter:  Nicole Wetzel (Jason Murray), Media, PA

Great Grandchildren (Nicole): Austin Wetzel Knecht, Christian Murray, Savanna Murray. 

At the request of Frances, a private burial service will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Fountain Springs. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Judes Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, or Living Beyond Breast Cancer Bala Cynwyd, PA.

Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com.  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.





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   Posted Tue May 14, 2019
Michelle and family,
So sorry to hear of your moms passing. I worked with your gram for a long time, and knew te Halbes all mylife. Nice, quiet people. You and kids are in my prayers.

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