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Vashti Griffin

July 23, 1934 ~ January 8, 2018 (age 83)

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Vashti Lee Griffin, 83 years of age, passed away Monday January 8, 2018 in Streetsboro, Ohio. Born in Zanesville, Ohio on July 23, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Ezra and Madeline (Wiland) Kirkbride. A Ravenna area resident the past 60 years, she had been employed at Robinson Memorial Hospital as a nursing aide for over 20 years. Mrs. Griffin was an active and faithful member of the Church of Christ in Streetsboro. She and her late husband Cecil enjoyed the many years they spent in traveling to Monroe County, Ohio, as well as their times going out to eat. She will be remembered for her fondness in reading and the laughter she brought to so many at the Gardens of Western Reserve, yet the most cherished memories her family will have forever,  are the special and supportive  times she spent with her grandchildren, who loved her just as much as she loved them. On September 2, 1950, she married her beloved husband James Cecil Griffin who preceded her in death on September 14, 2005. Survivors include her devoted children  John ( Kelli ) Griffin of New Haven, Connecticut, Rusty ( Maryellen )Griffin and Marsha ( Glenn ) Herrier, both of Shalersville, and her 8 loving grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Calling hours will be Friday from 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St.Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255. Funeral services will be Saturday January 13, 2018, 11:00 A.M. at the Streetsboro Church of Christ, 1360 Russell Drive, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241 with Pastor Ralph Price officiating. Final resting place will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Shalersville Township, Ohio. Friends and family will gather for a time of fellowship at her church following interment. Her obituary, condolences and memories may be viewed at


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