Barbara Griffing
January 23, 1949 - September 20, 2010
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Mrs. Barbara Louise (Gurley) Griffing, 61, of Port Charlotte, Florida, made her transition on Monday, September 20, 2010, after a long fight with colon cancer. She was born January 23, 1949 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late John and Marie Gurley. A loving and special wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, Barb loved…

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Cheri Lehew left a message on September 23, 2010:
My heartfelt sympathies to you, Steve, Morgan, Steven, and Steele. Barb was a great wife, mother, and grandmother, and a great friend to me. I will miss her so much as will so, so many people.
Jo-Anne Clough left a message on September 23, 2010:
My deepest sympathy on the loss of such a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. I will miss her smiling face. God bless you Steve, Morgan, Stephan, and Steele and keep you comforted with happy memories of such a wonderful person. Jo-Anne and Dale
Robin Blair left a message on September 23, 2010:
My love and prayers are with you during this time. I have the BEST memories of Barb; her smile and great sense of humor, her love of life and her commitment to her family! Rest in peace dear friend!
Dan & Cheri Dahlberg left a message on September 23, 2010:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Barb has been a true friend for many years, and all of her golf buds will miss her terribly.
Susie Ehlers Volk left a message on September 23, 2010:
As part of the Nerinx graduating class of 1967, I would like to say that it appears her winning ways only grew after leaving high school. Our prayers are with the family.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Clare Krueger Baumgardt left a message on September 23, 2010:
I was a classmate of Barb's at Nerinx Hall. Even though we only saw each other at reunions, I considered us friends. She is gone too early but it sounds like she treasured every minute she had. My sympathy to her family.
Kimberly Kickliter left a message on September 23, 2010:
Steve please know that I am keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Barb was such an inspriation to all that have and continue to fight the battle against cancer. If I can do anything please do not hesitate to contact me. God Bless
Beverly Arri Rombach left a message on September 23, 2010:
Barb was a wonderful gift to all who knew her. Although we only got together at reunion cruises and St. Louis class reunions, I thought of her and prayed for her often. May God bless her entire family at this difficult time for them. Beverly Arri Rombach Nerinx Hall Class of '67
Tina Mihalakis left a message on September 23, 2010:
Sending our prayers to the Griffing family....my family and I will cherish the memories of Barb during our cub scout years and remember all the fun times we had during our camping trips! Barb was a terrific lady and a caring nurse. She will be missed by many.
Robert/Florence Gudmundsen left a message on September 23, 2010:
Our deepest condolences to the Griffing family. Although we knew Barb but a short time we discovered what a sweet, caring, wonderful lady she was. A mother/grandmother totally dedicated to her family. Gone from us much too soon. She will be missed.
Sara Benson left a message on September 23, 2010:
Barb and I Celebrated Life with our Ladies Cancer Group. She was funny and smart and wise and caring and always ready to listen. Most of all, she was brave. She gave hope to everyone woman in our group and she will be missed by all of us. Have a safe journey home, Barb. We'll see each other again. Sara
gloria patmore left a message on September 23, 2010:
Steve she prepared you well. Her spirit will be with you always. Do you feel her presence? She is there.
Linda Kilcullen left a message on September 23, 2010:
It is with great sadness to hear of Barb's transition, leaving us all too soon. I will miss seeing her at the women's Monday meditation group where I met her. There will always be a little piece of Barb tucked safely in my heart. May her love and light transend all dimensions allowing us all to feel her touch when needed. And many blessings to her family during this time of condolence.
Zoe K. Mance left a message on September 23, 2010:
Barb is in heaven making the angels laugh. Her wonderful spirit will always reside in everyone she touched. I will miss my dear friend. Zoe Nerinx Hall '67
Gerry Gibson left a message on September 23, 2010:
I first met Barb when I first moved to Kodiak.(1979) Steve too. I worked for a local cannery, and they were part of the fun group to know.Those were the times. My all giving best to all, all time is always too short. Gerry
Charlie and Penny (Cyr) Lorenson left a message on September 23, 2010:
Dear Steve and Family, Our hearts are heavy after hearing the sad news about Barb...we are so sorry. She will forever have a special place in our hearts! We will remember the wonderful times and laughter we shared on Kodiak Island.
Mary Young Sullivan left a message on September 23, 2010:
Barb always had a smile on her face! She was compassionate and kind. We will miss her but her qualities live on in our memories of her. God Bless Barb and her family!
Mark Niver left a message on September 23, 2010:
Our hearts are deeply sadened by the passing of Barb. Though we know it to be a blessing for her and family. We grieve with you hand in hand....We Love and care for the Griffing family. Crew of the F/V Surrender, Bristol Bay Alaska.....
Paula & Randy Ensign left a message on September 23, 2010:
so, so saddened to learn of the loss of such a wonderful and loving lady. Barb was a dear, dear friend to me in my early days in Kodiak. I have many fond memories of our times. Our love and prayers to you Steve, Stephen, Morgan, and Steele. Love, Paula & Randy
Roberson Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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