2011-04-07 / Obituaries


Beatrice Griggs, 93, of Carmel, died at Putnam Ridge on March 28, 2011.

She was born in Brooklyn on January 28, 1918 to Theresa and John McEntee. She worked as a bookkeeper up until her marriage to Gordon Griggs on October 6, 1945.

She is survived by her husband Gordon of 65 years, who is currently a full time resident of Putnam Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Brewster. Beatrice is the loving mother of two daughters, Patricia, and son-in-law Stanley Williams of Hickory, NC, and Mary Ann, and son-in-law Michael Giovinazzo of Carmel; five grandchildren, Debra Williams and Michael Williams of Hickory, NC, Amy married to Joseph Henry of Briarcliff Manor, NY, Allison married to Timothy Collins of North Salem, NY, Mary Giovinazzo of Long Beach, NY, and is predeceased by grandson Joseph Williams, formerly of Wallkill, NY. Her surviving great grandchildren are; Christopher and Cody Williams of Hickory, NC, Raymond Williams of Kerhonkson, NY, Kayla and Shannon Williams of Wallkill, NY, Michael, Elizabeth and Joseph Henry of Briarcliff Manor, NY, and Katie and Ryan Collins of North Salem, NY. She is predeceased by her two brothers; John McEntee, formerly of Kingston, NY, and Albert McEntee formerly of Dennisport, MA. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of The Lake Church, in Lake Carmel, NY. Burial at St. Joseph’s R.C. Cemetery, Croton Falls. Arrangements were under the direction of Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc., 10 Fowler Avenue, Carmel, NY 10512 845-225-3672.

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