Elizabeth Scarpelli Griffis, age 61, of Nunica, Michigan formerly a longtime resident of Lombard, lost her battle with cancer on July 10, 2022.
Elizabeth is the dear mother of Alexis Griffis of Paris, France and Henry Griffis of Nunica, Michigan; dear daughter of George Scarpelli and the late Marilyn Scarpelli nee Stevenson; dear sister of Felicia (Pete) Ferrier nee Scarpelli and Nick Scarpelli; dear aunt of Felice Jernstad, Peter Ferrier, Jr. and Joseph Ferrier; dear great-aunt to Sophia Jernstad and dear relative and friend to many.
Elizabeth graduated from Glenbard East High School in 1979. She was a Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force and was stationed at Travis Air Force Base in California.
Elizabeth loved animals, loved being charitable, loved being outside in nature with her gardening. She loved to travel, going to Europe, Disney and especially cruises.
Elizabeth was a rescuer for many animals. She especially loved the beach, was a foodie, and loved seafood and sushi.
Elizabeth was the kindest, most beautiful and nicest person you would ever meet.
A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 13, from 1:00 to 6:00 PM with the family to share memories at 2:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to ASPCA Gift Processing, PO Box 96929, Washington, D.C. 20077-7127.
Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.