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Obituaries > GRIFFITHS, WILLIAM O.

William O. Griffiths passed away at West Jefferson Medical Center on Wednesday, November 19, 2008. Beloved husband of fifty-nine years of Jean Fischer Griffiths. Loving father of Reserve Sgt. Wayne Griffiths, Sr. of the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office 3rd District; father-in-law of Kelly Griffiths. Son of the late Oliver Griffiths and Jennie Williams Griffiths. Grandfather of Wayne William Griffiths, Jr., Casey Jean Griffiths and Samantha Rae Breaux. Great-grandfather of Jarrison James Breaux. Cousin of Richard W. Williams and his wife, Paula. Also survived by many other loving friends and relatives. Mr. Griffiths, age 86 years, was a veteran of World War II, having served at Guadalcanal. He was a proud member of the First Marine Raider Battalion (Edson’s Raiders). Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Service from Westside/Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at 8:00 PM. Interment will be private at a later date. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 5:00 PM until funeral time. For information, call 341-9421.