Virginia Elsie Griswold
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Virginia Elsie Griswold
  • January 4, 1926 - September 1, 2017
  • Leesport, Pennsylvania

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Virginia "Ginny" Elsie Griswold, 91, passed away in Berks Heim Nursing and Rehabilitation on Friday, September 1, 2017.

Born on January 4, 1926 in her paternal grandparents' home in Mahanoy City, she was a daughter of the late Walter H. and Elsie C. (Garber) Hosler. She was a 1944 graduate of Reading Sr. High School.

Ginny worked for the USAF Security Service as a secretary in San Antonio, TX; Ankara, Turkey; Lisbon, Portugal and Darmstadt, Germany. On return to US, she worked for the former Hofmann Industries until her retirement, after 26 years, in 1992. She then worked as a part-time receptionist at HCR ManorCare in Sinking Spring, retiring from there at age 79.

She was very active in the BINGO at Laurel Commons and enjoyed knitting, counted cross stitch, crossword puzzles, cooking and baking. She especially enjoyed travelling and meeting new and interesting people of all nationalities. She was a caregiver to several friends including her dear friend, Barbara at ManorCare.

Surviving are her two beloved nieces, Barbara Colella of Monroeville, PA and Pat Wagner of Lakeland, FL.

Ginny is predeceased by her parents, two sisters, June Hosler and Betty (Hosler) Files, ex-husband, M.Sgt. Donald Griswold and her dear cat, Lovey.

A graveside service for Ginny will be at 1pm on Friday, September 8, 2017 in Forest Hills Memorial Park, 391 W. Neversink Rd., Reading, PA 19606. The funeral procession will start to form in the entrance of the cemetery at 12:30pm on Friday.

Auman's Inc. Funeral Home, Reiffton is entrusted with the arrangements.

Ginny was a devoted cat lover and requests that family and friends donate to One by One Cat Rescue, P.O. Box 272, Temple, PA 19560.

Online condolences may be sent to www.aumansinc.com