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Obituary of Patricia J. (Stone) Griswold

Patricia J. Griswold, 84, of Preble, passed away on April 18, 2022 in the Guthrie Cortland Nursing Center.

A lifelong area resident, Pat was born August 22, 1937, a daughter of the late Robert and Leona Reynolds Stone.

Pat was an active and faithful member of St. Margaret’s Church, Homer.

She was employed for several years at Little York Plantation and had been a substitute secretary for the Homer Central Schools.

Surviving are her four children, Peggie (Ed) Miller of Cortland; James (Teena) Griswold Preble; Jeffrey (Heather) Griswold of Preble and Joseph (Monika) Griswold of Germany; eleven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. Also surviving are her four siblings, Judy (John) Wyckoff of Plattsburgh; Pete (Marion) Stone of Little York; John (Kathy) Stone of Preble; Roy (Cathy) Stone of Homer; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband, Calvin ‘Jim’ Griswold in 2018, a daughter, Renee C. Griswold in 2005; sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Raymond Liddington and her sister, Nancy Stone.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, April 22, 2022 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Preble.

Memorial contributions in Pat’s name may be directed to St. Margaret’s Church, 14 Copeland Ave., Homer, NY 13077 or to the Cortland SPCA, 879 McLean Rd., Cortland, NY 13045.

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