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Trudie Griffin did not attend school in Hackensack as her obituary article explains, but her impact on those she came in contact with throughout her long life was profound. We tend to only take notice when an important leader or entertainer passes on.

Click here to view The Record obituary dated
September 23, 2007. I hope you will realize how valuable Trudie’s life is compared to some of the famous people we tend to look up to.


Trudie Griffin worked in a munitions factory during
World War II, which was not uncommon at the time. The men were off fighting overseas and the women had to fill the jobs that men previously had done.

Click here to view additional obituary article dated
September 23, 2007

Written by:
Bob Meli
December 28, 2007

 

Background image of Rosie The Riveter taken from:

http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/rosie-the-riveter