Griffiths. - The Funeral has taken place of Ragna Griffiths, who lived at Bryn Celyn, Southsea, Wrexham, and passed away at Wrexham Maelor Hospital, on 5th August, 2015, aged 89 years. She leaves daughter Marion, son Malcolm, and son-in-law John, grandchildren Jonathan, David, Sarah, Nicola and Sarah, great grandchildren Matthew, Joy, Jessica, Iona, Zachary, Ioan, Jura and Finlay, sister Ingrid and family, beloved aunt of Christine, Karen and Susan. Ragna was born and brought up in the Faroe Islands, and came to Wrexham in 1945 as the wife of Elwyn Griffiths. They celebrated their Diamond Wedding in 2005. She was an active member of Christ Church, Wrexham, and the Lydia Prayer Fellowship. She was involved with many charitable organisations, and even in her 80s was helping in the Oxfam shop. Her command of English was excellent and, on occasion, people wondered where she came from in the UK. The Funeral Service was at Capel-y-Groes, Wrexham, followed by Burial at Pentre Broughton Cemetery, on 21st August, 2015, and was conducted by Gareth Jones, Pastor at Christ Church, Wrexham. Bearers were Jonathan and David Matthias, Bob Harthill and Mark Peacock. Mourners were extended family, friends and neighbours. Flowers were sent by family members only, as requested. Donations were given to Dynamic (Children's Charity) and Nightingale House Hospice.
THANKS - The family of the late Mrs Ragna Griffiths wish to thank all relatives, friends and neighbours for their support and messages of sympathy at this time. Thank you also for donations received in her memory for Dynamic (Children's Charity) and Nightingale House Hospice. Special thanks to Broughton Hall and Magnolia House Care Homes, Pantomime Ward and Roberts Bros. Funeral Directors.
Published in the Leader on Thu 27 Aug 2015