91, Born in Bayonne, she graduated from Bayonne High School and Katherine Gibbs College. She worked on Wall Street as the executive secretary to the president of Stone and Webster Securities. After raising nine children with her late husband, John J. Griffin, she worked as a paralegal in her husband’s law practice, retiring in 1988. She is survived by her children Jack Griffin and his wife Caroline; Dan Griffin and his wife, Lynda; Bob Griffin and his wife, Lynn; Kathy Neset; Joe Griffin; Pat Griffin; and Bill Griffin and his wife, Janet; grandchildren Julie and John Griffin; Michelle Walker and Daniel Griffin; Jessica Uporsky, Rebecca Muncy, Mary, Bobby, Emily, Kathy and Maggie Griffin; RC and Randy Neset; Mike and Andrea Griffin; Patrick and Meta Griffin; and Mike, Jack and Kelly Griffin; five great grandchildren; and sister June Goldate. Florence predeceased by her husband, John; her sons Mike and Jim Griffin; and her sisters Muriel Gallagher and Delores McDermott. Funeral arrangements by WARREN HILLS Memorial Home in Washington.

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