Larry W. Griswold
NORTH SPRINGFIELD - Larry W. Griswold, 64, died Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at Springfield Health & Rehab Center. He was born Aug. 12, 1952, in Springfield, the son of William and Eleanor (Simonds) Griswold. He graduated in 1971 from Springfield High School. Mr. Griswold served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, stationed in Germany, three years active duty and 10 years in the Guard Reserves. On Sept. 10, 1977, he married Sueann Sanford in Weathersfield. He was employed on the assembly floor at Bryant Grinder Co. in Springfield for 23 years. He later owned and operated his own construction and excavating business for many years. Mr. Griswold enjoyed hunting, woodworking, four-wheelers and raising miniature ponies and donkeys. Survivors include his wife and a brother, Christopher Griswold, both of North Springfield; a sister, Elaine Erskine, of North Carolina; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents and his son, Shawn Griswold, in 1997. The memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Assembly of God Church in Springfield. The Rev. Marc Aube, pastor, will officiate. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery in North Springfield. Arrangements are by Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.
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