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Deacon  Thomas Griggs Obituary
Deacon Thomas Griggs EWING - Deacon Thomas Griggs, age 61 of Ewing affectionately known as "Tommy" passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at Capital Health System Hopewell surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Princeton, NJ, Thomas was educated in the Princeton Public School System and graduated from Princeton High School. He held many jobs such as security for Princeton University, site foreman for a construction company, and Sheriff's Deputy in Trenton. He worked for many years at Local 595 until his health failed. He was a member of Beauty Grove Primitive Baptist Church. He was very active in church. Thomas was predeceased by his parents, Douglas W., Sr. and Lydia Griggs; his brother, Douglas W. Griggs, Jr. He leaves to forever cherish his memories his wife for over 30 years, Minnie Griggs; three children, Sharon Brown, Michael Brown, and Carolyn Knight (Daniel); a brother, John Griggs; 6 grandchildren; 4 great- grandchildren; two godsons, Theodore Lewis, III and Brandon Marshall; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Funeral service will be 11am Sat Oct. 19, 2013 at Beauty Grove Primitive Baptist Church 66 Race St. Trenton, NJ. Calling hours will be 9am until time of service at the church. Interment Ewing Cemetery. Arrangements are by the Hughes Funeral Home.

Published in The Trentonian on Oct. 18, 2013
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