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 June M.  Griffin

1928 - 2020


June M. (Reed) Griffin, a retired accountant for the Boston Herald, passed away on Wednesday, February 12th, in Saugus.   June was born in Melrose in 1928, the daughter of Edward and Blanche Reed.  She was a graduated of Melrose High School with the Class of 1946.  She went onto work for the Boston Herald in the accounting department.  She was there when they changed to the Herald American and then back to the Boston Herald, and after over 25 years with the company she retired.  In 1951, she married her husband, Rodman Griffin, living in both Malden and then Melrose while raising their family. 

June was loved for her sharp sense of humor.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed crossword puzzles.  She liked to  paint Antique Cheese Boxes, and had an affinity for going to yard sales.   She was also a world traveler, visiting England, Scottland, Korea, and Hawaii.  In addition, June had a great love for animals, especially cats.

She is survived by her son Roderick Peterson and his wife Patricia McCormack of Peabody, her cousin Beverly Thibault of TX, and her dear friend Shelia Ryan of Malden.

June was preceded in death by her husband Rodman, her daughter Barbara A. Welford, and her brother, Richard Reed.

A graveside service for June will be held on Wednesday, Feb 19th, at 11 AM at the Glenwood Cemetery, Washington St, Everett.



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