Pamela's Story

HOULTON - Pamela Jean Griffith, 65, passed away Dec. 31, 2015 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 15, 1950 in Houlton, the daughter of Richard Haney, Sr. and Geraldine (Tomah) Haney.

Pamela grew up in Houlton and graduated from Houlton High School, Class of 1968. Shortly there after she moved to Connecticut, where she worked at New England Aircraft and Carling Switch. She then moved to Ohio where she owned and operated a daycare. In 2001, she moved back to Maine and worked at HBMI as an Elder Coordinator and as a driver for medical transportation. Pamela and her husband Charles loved blues music and going to blues festivals. She enjoyed NASCAR, and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Pamela also enjoyed camping and cutting the rug with Charles. Pamela was a strong willed lady who always loved her family. She was selfless to friends and strangers alike.

Pamela is survived by her husband of 35 years Charles Griffith; her daughter Terri Lynn Haney and a son and his family of Tucson, AZ.; four stepdaughters December Lynn Griffith Zawinell, Tracey Walker, Charlene Griffith and Cherie Griffith-Dunn; twenty five grandchildren, as well as two special granddaughters Sakima Lee and Sakoya Blackwell, one great grandson, one great granddaughter; ten siblings Anna Forsythe, Timothy Haney, Sally Lincoln, Mary Gibbs, Tracy Richardson Swinson, Michelle Greenleaf, Michael Bither, Kervin Haney, Ammie Irish, Richard Haney, Jr.; an uncle, Bill Tomah; aunt, Debbie Atwin; and several nieces and nephews, special nieces Sarah Forsythe and Janna Forsythe. She was predeceased by her parents, her brother Joseph Richard Haney, and a grandson. Pamela's family would to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Aroostook and the all physicians and staff who took such loving care of her.

Friends may call at the Dunn Funeral Home Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 6:00 to 8:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Mary of the Visitation Church 10:00AM Wednesday, Jan. 6, with Rev. David Raymond celebrant. A reception will be held following the service at the Maliseet Gym. Gifts may be made in Pamela's memory payable to New England Cancer Care c/o Dunn Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, 04730. Online condolences and guest book: dunnfuneral.com
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