Marvin Edward Griffin, 80, of Connellsville, transitioned to be with the Lord on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Transitions Healthcare and Rehabilitation Facility in Washington, Pa.. He was born April 20, 1941, to the late Florence Keith Griffin and John Edward Griffin. He graduated from Dunbar Township High School in 1959. Marvin joined the Air Force in 1960 and was honorably discharged in 1963. In 1965, he became a New York City Transit police officer and retired in 1985 after 20 years of service. He later became a business partner in Excellent Coach Transportation Co. in New York City. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Raymond "Butch" Griffin. He is survived by his wife, Katie Taylor-Griffin; three children, Van, Terence and Madinah Griffin; 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; his siblings, Jerome Fant, J. David Griffin and Donna Griffin; as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends. Homegoing services will be held Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 51 Stewart Ave., Uniontown, PA 15401. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon, the hour of service. Interment following the service at Scottsdale Cemetery, Services of comfort were entrusted to WATTS MEMORIAL CHAPEL INC., 808 Talbot Ave., Braddock, PA 15104, 412-271-3880. Social distancing and nose and mouth protection is recommended for attending visitation and service.
Published by Triblive Online Only on Jul. 23, 2021.