St. John's Church, Rogerstone   20 February 2019 10:15

Violet Ann Griffiths

  • Born: 15 June 1941
  • Died: 29 January 2019

In Memoriam

Violet Ann Griffiths nee’ Warwick, aged 77 of Rogerstone (formerly of Wildwinds, Cwmfelinfach) entered into eternal rest at Royal Gwent Hospital on Tuesday January 29, 2019 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Violet was born in Newport at Lydia Beynon Maternity Hospital on June 15, 1941 to the late Mr. George and Mrs. Violet Warwick. Violet was also predeceased by 3 brothers, Milwyn Warwick, Emelyn Warwick, and Allan Warwick. Mrs. Griffiths is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Mr. Royston Griffiths, two adoring children, Tracey Griffiths and Keston (Andrea) Griffiths, two grandchildren Curtis (Tory) Rundle and Laurie Griffiths, one great-grandson, Gryff Rundle, as well as, a sister, Barbara Richards, and a brother Howard Warwick, several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Violet enjoyed a lengthy career as a nurse, serving as Theatre Sister at St. Woolos Hospital and as District Nurse in Ystrad Mynach. Post-retirement Violet gave freely of her time and kindness to the elderly and in need in her church and community. Prior to health considerations, Violet led an active and vibrant lifestyle. She was a courageous 25 year+ breast cancer survivor. Violet was an avid golfer, having served as Newport Golf Club Ladies’ Captain in 1994. Violet also enjoyed her family, bridge, travel, playing piano, and singing in her church choir. Family, friends, music, and her church community were Violet’s love and joy. She is loved fiercely; will forever be remembered and all memories of her will be cherished always. In lieu of flowers, and in the spirit of her unending generosity Violet’s family has requested that memorial contributions be made to The Alzheimer’s Society, alternatively, please perform a random act of kindness or pay it forward in her memory.

In Memoriam

Violet Ann Griffiths nee’ Warwick, aged 77 of Rogerstone (formerly of Wildwinds, Cwmfelinfach) entered into eternal rest at Royal Gwent Hospital on Tuesday January 29, 2019 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s. Violet was born in Newport at Lydia Beynon Maternity Hospital on June 15, 1941 to the late Mr. George and Mrs. Violet Warwick. Violet was also predeceased by 3 brothers, Milwyn Warwick, Emelyn Warwick, and Allan Warwick. Mrs. Griffiths is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Mr. Royston Griffiths, two adoring children, Tracey Griffiths and Keston (Andrea) Griffiths, two grandchildren Curtis (Tory) Rundle and Laurie Griffiths, one great-grandson, Gryff Rundle, as well as, a sister, Barbara Richards, and a brother Howard Warwick, several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Violet enjoyed a lengthy career as a nurse, serving as Theatre Sister at St. Woolos Hospital and as District Nurse in Ystrad Mynach. Post-retirement Violet gave freely of her time and kindness to the elderly and in need in her church and community. Prior to health considerations, Violet led an active and vibrant lifestyle. She was a courageous 25 year+ breast cancer survivor. Violet was an avid golfer, having served as Newport Golf Club Ladies’ Captain in 1994. Violet also enjoyed her family, bridge, travel, playing piano, and singing in her church choir. Family, friends, music, and her church community were Violet’s love and joy. She is loved fiercely; will forever be remembered and all memories of her will be cherished always. In lieu of flowers, and in the spirit of her unending generosity Violet’s family has requested that memorial contributions be made to The Alzheimer’s Society, alternatively, please perform a random act of kindness or pay it forward in her memory.