Griffith, Minnie Joann
Date of birth: May 27,1928 - Date of death: April 24, 2005

Minnie Joann Griffith, age 76 of 406 Southern Ave., Stonewood went to be with the Lord Sunday morning, April 24, 2005. She was born in Stonewood on May 27, 1928, a daughter of the late Dominic Marasco and Catherine (Manfri) Marasco.
Surviving are her husband, David Griffith, whom she married on May 1, 1948, one daughter, Jackie Snider, Stonewood, two granddaughters and their husbands, Melissa and Patrick Jeffers, Bridgeport and Cindy and Jimmy Howvalt, Fairmont, two great granddaughters, Abigail Madison Jeffers, Bridgeport and Adrienne Danielle Howvalt, Fairmont, one great grandson, Matthew Paul Howvalt, Fairmont, one sister, Josephine Shreves and her husband, Clifton,
one brother, Jimmy Marasco and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by five sisters, Virginia Faris, Minnie Marasco, Flo Stanley, Angelia Nicola and Daisy Mangone, one brother, Joseph Marasco and a son in law, Paul Snider, Jr..
Joann was a member of the Congregational Missionary Church in Stonewood.
She grew up in Stonewood and attended Norwood School and graduated from Roosevelt-Wilson High School in 1946.
Joann and David lived in Stonewood and later moved to Hampton, VA where they lived for 39 years.
While in Virginia, she worked as a bookkeeper at the Farm Fresh Grocery Store. There they attended the Church of Nazarene.
After retirement in 2001, they moved back to Stonewood. She became a full time babysitter for two special girls, Abby and Adrienne. Her days were filled with lots of love and laughter as she watched them grow.
Friends will be received at the Davis-Weaver Funeral Home, 329 East Main St.,
Clarksburg from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2005 with the Reverend Sherman Goodwin presiding.
Interment will be in the Stonewall Park Cemetery.