James A. Griffiths, of Scituate, passed away on Dec. 3, 2012, at the age of 86. James was born in Bergenfield, NJ. He served in the U.S. Navy during WWII in the V12 program, attending Princeton University, Williams College and graduating from Brown University in 1949. He earned an MBA in investments from NYU in 1957. He was a member of American Legion Post 144, Scituate. Retired President of Commercial Union Asset Management Corp, and retired Investment Committee Chairman of Joint Underwriters (JUA). Beloved husband of 63 years to Edith (Burton). Father of Kathleen G. King and her husband William, Janet G. Travers and her husband Richard all of Scituate, and James F. of Manhattan Beach, CA. Grandfather of Jenna Griffiths, Meghan King-White, Bridget and Brian King, Ricky, Jeff and Maggie Travers. Great-grandfather of Colin James King-White. Funeral was from the Richardson-Gaffey Funeral Home, 382 First Parish Rd,, Scituate on Friday, Dec. 7 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary of the Nativity Church, Scituate at 10 a.m. Visiting hours were held on Thursday from 4 - 8 p.m. Burial St. Marys Cemetery, Scituate. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of James to Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370. For condolences/information visit www.richardsongaffeyfuneralhome.com Richardson - Gaffey Funeral Home 781 545-0196
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Published in The Scituate Mariner from Dec. 5 to Dec. 12, 2012