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James F. Griffin, Jr.

September 28, 2012

James F. Griffin, Jr.

EAST PROVIDENCE - James "Jimmy" F. Griffin, Jr., 88, of Elmwood Ave., Rumford, formerly of East Ave., Pawtucket, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 25, 2012.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late James F., Sr. and Mary E. (Kelley) Griffin.
Jimmy was a member of the ARC of Blackstone Valley; VSA (Very Special Arts) and the Wednesday Night Senior League at East Providence Lanes. He enjoyed drawing; ceramics and playing golf. Jimmy worked as an artist at Flying Shuttles. He leaves his friends at the ARC of Blackstone Valley and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Robert J. and Richard H. Griffin.
VISITATION will begin Monday at 9 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Margaret Church, 1098 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to the ARC of Blackstone Valley, 500 Prospect St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 will be appreciated. Online condolences:

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