Joanne Griffin, 68

Joanne Griffin

SACO — Joanne “Betsy” Griffin, 68, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2016.

Joanne was born on Nov. 18, 1948, in Gray, to William and Barbara (Carr) Caswell.

Betsy graduated from Scarborough High School. She then went to work at the Holiday Inn in Portland, Portland News and at Springbrook before she retired in 2008.

Betsy married Steve Griffin on Nov. 20, 1976, in Portland. She had many friends and was a very social person. She enjoyed playing games, especially Scrabble, watching television and spending time with family and friends. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Lovell for many years.

Betsy was preceded in death by her parents, William and Barbara Caswell; husband, Steve Griffin; sister, Barbara Pennell; sister, Wilma Thompson; sister, Mary Caswell; brother, William Caswell Jr.; and sister, Nancy Hedrick.

She is survived by her sister, Susan Foss of Scarborough; brother, Peter Caswell of Raymond; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

A private family burial service will take place at a later date. To share a memory or condolence, please visit:

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joanne’s name to the Fryeburg-Lovell Memorial VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Smarts Hill Road, Lovell, ME 04051.

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