Eulalia “Lolly” Griffith, 85, lifelong resident of Manasquan passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021 at her home with her loving family by her side. Lolly was born and raised in Manasquan and graduated from Manasquan High School in 1953. After high school, she worked as an administrative assistant at the Sea Girt Army Camp for a few years before opening her own business. Lolly was the owner and operator of the House of Yarn, Manasquan for over 46 years, all while raising her family. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and Bridge Club, however, her favorite hobby was shopping, living by the words, “When I get tired of shopping, I sit down and try on shoes.” She also believed that there was nothing wrong with her that a little chocolate couldn’t fix. Lolly thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She shared her
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passion of knitting with many throughout the years, but especially the “knitting crew.” They would gather at the store as a coffee clutch working on their projects and solving the world’s problems.
Lolly was predeceased by her parents, Austin and Helen Newbury, a brother, William Newbury, and a sister, Jane Cramer. She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, William Griffith of Manasquan; her loving children, Richard Griffith and his wife Alyson of Manasquan, Ann Dealessi and her husband Thomas of Brick, and Daniel Griffith of Manasquan. Lolly was the cherished grandmother to DJ and his wife Tammy, Sarah, Matthew, Tommy, Haley, and Austin; and great grandmother to Sadie, Brayden, Athena, and Atlas.
Family and friends are invited to attend a visitation on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 2-5 pm at Orender Family Home for Funerals 2643 Old Bridge Road Manasquan, NJ 08736. A Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 10:30 am at St Denis Church, Manasquan. Interment to follow at St Catharine’s Cemetery, Sea Girt. Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.net.