Iva B. Griffin - October 22, 2011

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 RAVENA Iva B. Griffin, 93, passed away suddenly Saturday, October 22, 2011. Iva was the daughter of the late Theodore and Mary Boice Hotaling. She was predeceased by her husbands, Robert Simpkins and Irving (Kelly) Griffin.
Iva was a hard worker and loved her flowers, plants, crocheting and reading. She was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church in Cohoes.
Survivors include her daughter, Joanne Broadhead of Slingerlands; step-son, Donald Griffin of Ravena; 5 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sons, Robert J. and Theodore (Hook) Simpkins and step-son Reid Griffin.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend a graveside service, 11 AM Thursday, October 27th in the Alcove Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Iva may be made to the Arthritis Foundation Northern NY Chapter, 1717 Central Ave., Albany, NY 12205 or Camp Cherokee, Greater Albany SDA Church, 298 St. Agnes Hwy., Cohoes, NY 12047