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Ella Catterton Griffith
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1912
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 2005
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA

The Capital

July 24, 2005

Ella Griffith

Ella Catterton Griffith, 93, a lifelong resident of Lothian, died July 23 at home after a lengthy illness.

The daughter of the late Mary and Crumpton Catterton, Mrs. Griffith was born March 16, 1912, in Bristol, Md., now known as Lothian, where she attended Bristol Elementary School.

Mrs. Griffith worked at Marlboro Variety Store, The Leader Clothing Store and Lipman's in Annapolis and retired in 1977 from the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections, where she worked as a registration clerk.

She was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church, Anne Arundel County Farm Bureau and Farm Bureau Women.

Once honored as Maryland's Mother of the Year, her interests included cooking, entertaining and her church.

On Jan. 10, 1929, she married Eugene Griffith, who died in 1985. She was the mother of the late Shirley Griffith; and sister of the late Ruth White, Raymond, Earl, James and Lawrence Catterton.

Surviving are two daughters, Virginia Schmitt and Rosalie Crandell; one son, Earl Eugene Griffith; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren, all of Lothian. Also surviving are one brother, Clyde Catterton of Landover; and four sisters, Pearl Moore of Accokeek, Virgie Edelen of Annapolis, Doris Sansbury of Cheltenham and Pat Boute of Holiday, Fla. Preceding her in death is her sister, Ruth W. Catterton White Richards

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at Rausch Funeral Home, 8325 Mount Harmony Lane in Owings, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery on Bayard Road in Lothian.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 445 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD 21401 or Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 1010 Wrighton Road, Lothian, MD 20711.
Family links: 
  Crumpton Virgil Catterton (1890 - 1982)
  Mary Eliza Catterton Catterton (1896 - 1965)
  Eugene Griffith (1905 - 1985)*
  Pearl Rosalie Griffith Crandell (1931 - 2012)*
  Shirley Marie Griffith (1934 - 1935)*
  Ella Catterton Griffith (1912 - 2005)
  Raymond Thomas Catterton (1913 - 1984)*
  Lawrence H Catterton (1915 - 1998)*
  James R Catterton (1916 - 1981)*
  Crumpton Earle Catterton (1918 - 1982)*
  Mary Pearl Catterton Moore (1918 - 2007)*
  Virgie E Catterton Edelen (1922 - 2007)*
  Clara Hilda Catterton (1923 - 1923)*
  Clyde Maxwell Catterton (1924 - 2011)*
  Marion Ruth Catterton White Richards (1928 - 2001)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
Created by: C
Record added: Sep 16, 2009
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Ella <i>Catterton</i> Griffith
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 Added: Sep. 16, 2009

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