2012-02-17 / Obits

Marjorie Elaine Griffith


Marjorie Elaine Griffith, 85, a longtime Rockaway resident, died January 19.

Griffith was born in Manhattan, New York on October 1, 1926. She was the founder of the Solid Rock Seventh Day Adventist Church. She was also a volunteer and den mother to her son’s Cub Scout troop. Griffith also worked with the homeless and participated in Christian ministry. She was a member of the NAACP and active in the PTA, as Co- President at P.S.49 in Bronx, New York.

Griffith was preceded in death by her parents, Edward B. Griffith and Naomi Niles.

She is survived by her sons, Kaaba Brunson, Atu and Jeff Bullock; daughter, Diane Childs; 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Interment took place at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York.

Return to top

Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2016 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History



Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio