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William "Bill" Griffin Jr.

March 15, 2018
William "Bill" Griffin Jr.
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Obituary for William "Bill" Griffin Jr.

William "Bill" Griffin Jr. 82, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018 in Overlook Nursing Home, Pascoag. He was the husband of Maureen E. (Ciummo) Griffin, whom he married Feb. 20, 1965. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late William Sr. and Mary Jane (Williams) Griffin. Bill and Maureen lived in Harrisville for many years.
Bill worked as a School Teacher for 37 years in the Burrillville School System. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves and was a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. He served as a member on the Board of Trustees and was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church. Bill was a graduate of Burrillville High School, received his Bachelor's Degree from Providence College and his Master's Degree from Boston University.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons: William Griffin III of Harrisville and Daniel J. Griffin and his wife April of Denmark, ME; a daughter Catherine E. Forrest and her husband John of Harrisville; a brother John W. Griffin and a sister Barbara J. Lataille, both of Pascoag and grandchildren: Jolie, Jenna, Hope and Gabriel.
His funeral will be held Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 10AM from the Boucher Funeral Home, 272 Sayles Ave. Pascoag with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11AM in St. Patrick's Church, 45 Main St. Harrisville. Burial will follow in the Parish Cemetery, Emerson Rd, Harrisville. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4 to7 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name may be made to St. Patrick's Church, 45 Main St., Harrisville, RI 02830.

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4:00 PM 3/19/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/19/2018 7:00:00 PM
Boucher Funeral Home

272 Sayles Avenue
Pascoag, RI 02859

Boucher Funeral Home
272 Sayles Avenue Pascoag 02859 RI
United States

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11:00 AM 3/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Patrick's Church

45 Harrisville Main St.
Harrisville, RI 02830

St. Patrick's Church
45 Harrisville Main St. Harrisville 02830 RI
United States

Cemetery Details


St. Patrick's Cemetery Final Resting Place

Pascoag Main Street, Burrillville
Burrillville, RI 02859

Pascoag Main Street, Burrillville Burrillville 02859 RI
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Patrick's Church

45 Harrisville Main St.
Harrisville, RI 02830

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