Amy Adassa Griffiths
Amy Adassa Griffiths, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26.
Griffiths was born May 3, 1911 in Trelawny, Jamaica. She was a member of Springfield Gardens Church of the Nazarene, Springfield Gardens, New York. She grew up in St. Ann, Jamaica before moving to the U.S. in 1977.
Griffiths is preceded in death by her parents, Eliza and James Richards; and children, Agatha and Zimroy.
She is survived by children, Hesna, Ariel, Adriana, Dinatha, Cynthia, and Aston; 20 grandchildren; 34 greatgrandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A memorial service took place at Springfield Gardens Church of the Nazarene, Springfield Gardens, New York. Interment took place at Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington, New York.