Mrs Barbara RiggottOctober 11, 1939 ~ February 22, 2017 (age 77)
Hialeah, FL – Barbara (Griffith) Riggott, 77, went peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, surrounded by her family.
Barbara Lenore Griffith was born on October 11, 1939 in Waterbury, daughter of the late J. Glenn and Evelyn (Widdowfield) Griffith. Barbara graduated Salutatorian from Crosby High School and went on to graduate from the Hartford Hospital School of Nursing. She worked more than thirty years at Hialeah Hospital before entering the field of Home Health Care.
Barbara was an avid reader, knitter and crossword puzzler. She enjoyed playing cribbage, growing orchids, traveling, watching old movies, spending time with her grandchildren and relaxing by her pool.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen (Ron) Grim; sons, Kenneth (Walda), Keith (Wendy), Kevin (Carrie), and Kurt (Danielle); thirteen grandchildren; six great grandchildren; her brother, R. Bruce Griffith (Donna) and many nieces and nephews.
A committal service will be held on Saturday, April 22, at 11:00 A.M. at the Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury.
Memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital (memorial ID #10931393) P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis TN, 38148.