Frances F. Griest, 87, mother of five, enjoyed watching soaps, Atlantic City casnio trips

By on July 6, 2016

Frances F. Griest, 87, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, June 27, 2016.

She was the widow of the late James E. Griest Sr. Born in Reading, she was a daughter of the late John and Katurah Strunk Fite.

Frances enjoyed reading, watching her TV soaps, and visiting the casino in Atlantic City.

She is survived by three children: Sally Dowlin, Elizabethtown; Farmer (Debbie) Griest, Ephrata; Daniel (Sherry) Griest, Peach Bottom; 15 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and her sister: Helen Musser, Ephrata.

She was predeceased by two sons: Frank C. and James E. Griest.

Funeral services were held June 30 at Reynolds Funeral Home, Quarryville, with Pastor Kenneth Hash officiating. Interment was in the Eastland Friends Burying Ground.

Online condolences may be offered at reynoldsfuneralhome.net. Reynolds Funeral and Cremation Services, Quarryville, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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