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“Dear Dawn and Pearl,I offer heartfelt condolences for the recent loss of your mother.I met her in 1961, and will always remember herwarmth and...Read More »
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“Dear Dawn , Jim, & Pearl, I am deeply saddened over the passing of your Mother. I remember many times calling her. And how happy she was to hear...Read More »
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“Dear Dawn and Jim:I was really sorry to read about you loss. Dawn, your mother must have been a really interesting woman. You were lucky to have her...Read More »
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ALYCE LOUISE CARTER GRIFFIN of Chicago, IL died February 28, 2017 at the age of 98. She worked alongside her husband, Ernest A. Griffin as a licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 50 years. Together they purchased the Bell Auto and Undertaking Company from his father, Stephen A. Griffin in 1947, operating it as Griffin Funeral Home, Ltd. In 1955, Ernest passed away and Alyce, along with her two daughters and granddaughter, continued to operate it until the business closed in 2007. She was a member of the Cook County Funeral Home Owner's Association, National Funeral Directors Association, Illinois Funeral Directors Association and the International Federation of Thanatologists Associations.