Robert L. Griffin

Date of Passing:

March 21, 2015

Griffin, Robert, L., 83, of Circuit Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on March 22, 2015. He was the husband of the late Joan (Marmann) Griffin.

Born in Warwick, a son of the late Walter and Louisa Griffin, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.

Mr. Griffin was a maintenance director for the City of East Providence Public Works Department for many years. He also was a driver for the East Providence Senior Center.

Robert was a communicant of St. Brendan Church. He was a volunteer with special needs children. He enjoyed collecting and restoring antique cars.

He is survived by a daughter, Joanne T. Griffin of North Providence; a son, Seth R. Griffin of North Providence and two nephews, Thomas Griffin Chapin, SC and David Horton of Seekonk, MA.

His funeral will be held on Thursday March 26, 2015 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 9 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Wednesday 4-6 p.m. Contributions in Roberts memory to The Arc of Blackstone Valley, 500 Prospect Street, Wing B, Suite 203, Pawtucket, RI, 02860 would be deeply appreciated.

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