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Edward F. “Buddy” Griffin

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107) Revere, For Edward F. “Buddy” Griffin, who died on Dec. 12th after a long illness at the Lynn Union Hospital, Lynn. A funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wed. Dec.17th, followed by a funeral mass in St. Mary’s Church, 8 Common St. Lynn. Followed by Interment in Mt. Benedict Cemetery Born & raised in Boston, the family later settled in Revere, where Buddy lived for over 50 years. He later moved to Lynn with his brother John C. “Jack” Griffin, for over 20 years, who was not just his brother but his advocate, caregiver & protector. Buddy became a resident at the Life Care Center of the North Shore for the past several years. Buddy was born “Special” and looked forward to the simple things in life, such as listening to music, enjoying many varieties of flowers and above all attending mass. It is well known that Buddy was Fr. Rossi’s Altar Boy who celebrated mass at Life Care Center. He is the cherished son of the late John C. Griffin & Sara “Sadie” (Horner) Griffin, loving brother of John C. “Jack” Griffin of Lynn. The beloved cousin of Joanne Chisholm & her husband James, Denise & Connor Antony, Charlene Palecki & James Chisholm all of Salem and the late Isabelle J. Geyson. . The family would like to acknowledge the tremendous care & love displayed while Buddy was a resident at Life Care Center of the North Shore. A special acknowledgement to Joanne & her daughter Jessica who were so helpful & loving in Buddy’s care. Also a heartfelt thank you the Nursing Staff, especially Catherine & Martin.

Services

Visiting Hours

Tuesday, December 16th from 5 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, December 17th, at 10:30 a.m. In St, Mary’s Church (Lynn)

Interment

MT. Benedict Cemetery (West Roxbury)

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  1. Barbara Smith
    Dec 16 2014

    My deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Buddy is now truly resting in the arms of Jesus. May the Lord give you strength and peace during this time of loss and grief. Barbara

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