Gertrude Mary Griffiths

Gertrude Mary Griffiths, died peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006, after a long battle with cancer.

Survivors include her sister, Mary Ann (Rainey); three sons, Michael, Patrick and Daniel; and seven grandchildren.

Trudy was preceded in death by her husband, David, and her parents.

She was a graduate of Marquette University.

While raising her three boys with her husband, Trudy later helped co-found Griffiths’ Indus-tries Lubricants.

She will always be remembered for her fierce independence and devotion to her family, friends and church.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, Jan. 6, at 1 p.m. at St Elizabeth’s Church in Altadena, Calif.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Don Bosco Technical Institute, 1151 San Gabriel Blvd., Rosemead, CA 91770, are appreciated.

Interment will be in Mountain View Cemetery.

Mountain View Mortuary, Altadena, is assisting the family, 626-794-7133.