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William J. Griffin

AGE: 96 • Atlantic Highlands

William J. Griffin, 96 of Atlantic Highlands, NJ entered into eternal life on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at Riverview Medical Center, Red Bank, NJ surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in Jersey City, NJ, graduated from Lincoln High School, and resided in Highlands before moving to Atlantic Highlands in 1960.

Mr. Griffin was employed as an Instrument Technician for the Colgate Palmolive Co. in Jersey City retiring in 1979 after 40 years of service. He also worked for 20 years as the Tax Assessor for Atlantic Highlands retiring in 1986.

Mr. Griffin was a veteran of WW-2 serving in the US Army in the Pacific Theatre. He was a life member and past commander of the American Legion Post #35 in Jersey City. He was also an exempt, life member and ex-captain of the Hook & Ladder Co. #1 of the Atlantic Highlands Fire Dept. and served several terms as president of Squad #1 of the Fire Dept. .

Mr. Griffin is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Doris Dittes Griffin, 2 sons, Craig J. & wife Christine Griffin of Howell, NJ, and Andrew J. & wife Ann Griffin of Fair Haven, NJ. He is also survived by 3 grandsons, Kyle, Kevin and Bryce.

At his request all funeral services are private and under the direction of Posten's Funeral Home, Atlantic Highlands, NJ.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Dec. 2, 2016
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