Mr. Robert D. Griffin

  • Born: January 1, 1928
  • Died: February 12, 2019
  • Location: Reading, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family


Robert D Griffin. of Reading,passed away on Tuesday Feb. 12th 2019 peacefully at home with his family by his side. He was 91 years of age.

Born in Winchester, Robert was the loving son of the late John J. and Margaret (DuLong) Griffin. Robert proudly defended our freedom as a member of the United States Navy. He was a loving son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Beloved husband of the late Dorothy E. (Jordan) Griffin for 60 years of marriage. Devoted father of John Griffin and his wife Susan, David Griffin and his wife Janet, Cathy Thigpen and her husband Ray, Jim Griffin and his wife Dawn, Nancy Nichols, Ann Marie Casey and her husband Paul, Joan LeBlanc and her husband Barry. Loving grandfather of 14 and great grandfather of 10. Dear brother of the late Blanche Cantrell, Kathleen Richards, Charlotte Placido and John Griffin. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service Celebrating Robert's Eternal Life will be held on Saturday February 16th 2019 in the Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden St. READING at 10 am. Interment with Military Honors will take place in Charles Lawn Cemetery, Reading.

Family and friends are kindly invited to gather and share memories with the family on Friday February 15, 2019 from 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Parking attendants will be available.

Please consider donation in memory of Robert to H.O.T. (Helping Our Troops) P.O. Box 80817 Stoneham MA 02180.