Polly Irene Griffith, 47, of Woodsfield, Ohio passed away peacefully Saturday November 16, 2019 at Liza’s Place in Wheeling, West Virginia. She was born June 1, 1972 in Millersburg, Ohio a daughter of Frankie S. Donohue and the late Geneva S. Miller Donohue.
Polly was a graduate of Black River High School in Sullivan, Ohio, graduate of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio and also a graduate of UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her first career was as a Communications Engineer at Channel 7 in Wheeling, West Virginia. Her ambition to be a nurse and, after graduating, worked as a trauma Nurse in Pittsburgh then as a traveling Nurse for UPMC. She was a NASCAR and Ohio State Football Fan, enjoyed gardening, refurbishing antiques and working on the farm.
She was preceded in death by her mother Geneva S. Miller Donohue.
She is survived by her husband James M. Griffith of Woodsfield, Ohio and her father Frankie S. Donohue of Jeromesville, Ohio.
Friends and family will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Tuesday November 19, 2019 at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, Woodsfield, Ohio. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday November 20, 2019 with Guy Norris officiating. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Gas Cards, 48397 Keylor Hill Road, Woodsfield, Ohio 43793.
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