Marie A. Griste of Down­ing­town, PA

1960-2016

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Marie A. Griste, 56, passed away Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 7, 2016.

She was the lov­ing wife of Richard D. Griste shar­ing 26 years of mar­riage.

She was the lov­ing mother of Kristina Marie and Adam Richard Griste. The ded­i­cated sis­ter of Carl R. Popadick of At­glen, sisters Joan Angiulo (Robert) of West Brad­ford, Chrissy Bilotta of Coatesville; nu­mer­ous nieces and neph­ews also sur­vive her.

Born Oc­to­ber 4, 1960 in Darby, PA, she was the daugh­ter of Florence Le­van­doski Popadick of West Ch­ester and the late Carl C. Popadick.

She was a grad­u­ate of West Ch­ester East High School and Penn State Univer­sity grad­u­at­ing with a Bach­e­lor of Sci­ence de­gree in com­puter sci­ence.

Marie was a Mom and a home­maker. She was a mem­ber of West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church and an ac­tive vol­un­teer on the thrift shop board. Marie’s fa­vorite pas­time be­sides spend­ing time with her fam­ily was stamp­ing and cre­at­ing her own greet­ing cards.

If you were for­tu­nate enough to re­ceive one of Marie’s cards, please bring them with you on Fri­day. We would like to dis­play them in the church. They will be re­turned to you.

Rel­a­tives and friends are in­vited to greet the fam­ily on Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 13, 2016 from 7:009:00pm at the Della-Vec­chia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Fu­neral Home, Inc., 410 N. Church St., West Ch­ester, PA 19380, 610-696-1181, www.Del­laFH.com; and on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 14, 2016 from 10:00- 11:00am at West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church, 10 West Pleas­ant Grove Rd., West Ch­ester, PA 19382; fol­lowed by her Me­mo­rial Ser­vice at 11:00am.

In­ter­ment will be held pri­vately in the West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church Me­mo­rial Gar­dens.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the West­min­ster Thrift Shop, by send­ing do­na­tions to West­min­ster Pres­by­te­rian Church, at the ad­dress above. Please put Marie Griste Me­mo­rial in the memo line.

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