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Susanne E. (Laurento) GriffithAugust 11, 1939 ~ March 8, 2017 (age 77)
Susanne E. Griffith, age 77, Benton, Columbia County, died unexpectedly at her home early Wednesday, March 8, 2017.
Born on August 11, 1939 in West Chester, she was a daughter of the late Frank and Esther (Fiore) Laurento. She lived in the Benton area since 2006 and previously resided in Chadds Ford. She was a graduate of St. Agnes High School, West Chester.
Susanne was employed as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Chester County Hospital for over 15 years and was a dedicated partner/entrepreneur with her husband in business for over 20 years, retiring in 1991.
She was a former member of St. Cornelius Catholic Church, Chadds Ford. She enjoyed riding horses, knitting, crocheting, and traveling. Her meatballs and pizzelles were said to be the best.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a newborn son, Kevin Griffith in 1962.
Susanne and her husband, A. Robert "Bob" Griffith, Sr., observed their 57th wedding anniversary on June 6, 2016. Also surviving are two sons: Allen R. Griffith, Jr., Kennett Square and Darren L. Griffith, and his wife Kim, Unionville; a daughter, Raquel A. Shatkus, Middletown, Del; four grandchildren: Brittany Griffith; Darren Griffith; Garrett Shatkus; and Gabrielle Shatkus; and a brother, Frank Laurento, Downingtown.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. There will be no viewing
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Benton.