William B. Griffin, 81, a beloved husband, father and friend, passed away Thursday, March 28, 2013 with his loving family by his side. He was born August 13, 1931, grew up in Greenwich, and spent most of his adult life in Stamford. Bill was known for his sense of humor. He loved being out on the water and spent many happy summers at the family home in the Thimble Islands. More recently he enjoyed whale watching in Cape Cod with his family and spending time with his grandchildren. Bill is survived by his dear wife of 57 years, Ginny (Dunn) Griffin, his daughter, Wendy Griffin, of Stamford, his son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Tracie Griffin, of Milford, his grandchildren, Tyler and Megan Griffin, and his sister Jeanne E. Ford of Wethersfield, CT. In addition to his parents, Eugene Griffin and Nellie F. Hutchinson, Bill was preceded in death by his brother, Eugene H. Griffin. In accordance with the family's wishes, services for Bill will be held in private. In lieu of flowers, the family kindly asks that you consider donating in William's memory to: Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, 115 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA, 02657, www.coastalstudies.org/join-give/gift.htm
, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA. 02241, www.donate.americanheart.org
.The Griffin family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT. If you care to leave an expression of condolence online please sign the family guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com
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