Howard Norman Griffith, 102, of Reading, passed away on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Marion H. (Smith) Griffith, who passed away February, 1988. Born in Gibraltar, PA, he was the son of the late Howard and Sallie (Messner) Griffith. Howard had been employed by CNA Insurance Co. for 31 years, retiring in 1982 as a property underwriting specialist. He was the recipient of CNA's Care Award and also a recipient of an award from the Mast and Moyer Insurance Agency making him their underwriter of the year in 1980. Howard was a member of St. John's United Church, Gibraltar and an Army Veteran of WWII having served with the 7th Armored Division in the European Theatre. Howard is survived by one nephew William R. Griffith, CA and is predeceased by brother Roland and sisters Hilda and Lottie. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Monday, June 10, 2019, from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with services beginning at 11:00 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Ave., Reading. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery Gibraltar, Birdsboro. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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