Ita Griffin passed away peacefully at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx, New York on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 in her 87th year. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Edward Griffin on April 18, 2011. Native of Loughrea Co. Galway, Ireland. She was born to loving parents Laurence and Josephine Carty (nee Kennedy). She was the loving mother of Anne, Frank, Patricia and Deirdre. Cherished grandmother of Caitlin, Griffin and Kathryn.
Professionally, Ita was an executive nurse for St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York.
Family and friends are invited to Pleasant Manor Funeral Home, Inc. 575 Columbus Avenue Thornwood, New York 10594 on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 9:30 - 11:30 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Ita at Holy Rosary Church in Hawthorne following the visitation at 12:00 PM. Ita will be laid to rest with her beloved husband Edward in their family plot at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne. In lieu of flowers, if you would prefer, please make a donation in Ita's name to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson Research or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
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