Linda R. Kelly Griffith of Cochranville

Linda R. Kelly Griffith, 74, of Cochranville, died peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, May 2, at her home in Cochranville. She was the wife of Marvin G. Griffith, with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.

Linda R. Kelly Griffith

Born in W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Arnold and the late Thelma Violet (Givens) Kelly.

Linda worked for many years as a waitress for many local diners. They included the Pennsylvania House, Avon Grove Diner and the Chatham Diner. She simply loved taking care of people through thick and thin and was always willing to give the shirt off her back. She was especially fond of her large family who depended on her in sickness and in health. Linda loved doing all types of crafts, she was a great cook and early one enjoyed being a Cub Scout leader for her son. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren at the family pool in the summer.

In addition to her husband, Linda is survived by one son, Marvin “Marty” Griffith Jr. and his wife Debra of Cochranville; one daughter, Kimberly Osborne of Nottingham; eight grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a daughter, Lisa Coy; granddaughters, Jennifer and Kelly Coy; a grandson, Benjamin Cloud and several siblings.

You are invited to visit with Linda’s family and friends from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Foulk & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-869-2685) 200 Rose Hill Rd. West Grove, PA 19390. Her funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.. Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery, Kennett Square. Contributions in her memory may be made to Heartland Hospice, 5 Christy Drive, Suite 103, Chadds Ford, PA 19317. To view her online tribute and to share a memory with her family, please visit


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