William F. Griffin, age 83, of Forward Twp., passed away on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Jefferson Hospital. He retired after 42 years as a financial advisor/accountant and co-owner of Griffin Financial Services in Millvale. He was a member of the National Society of Tax Professionals and HD Vest Brokerage, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo.
Born October 6, 1933 in McKeesport, he was a son of the late Thomas A. and Helen C. (Downer) Griffin. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Paula M. Griffin; son, William T. Griffin of Florida; daughter, Sherry L. (Bruse) Keener of Brackenridge; daughter, Judy L. Griffin of Brackenridge; son, Thomas A. Griffin of Brackenridge; daughter, Audrey A. (Thomas) Tomei of Springdale; son, Robert G. Griffin of Natrona Heights; son, Thomas J. Nobles of Youngwood; daughter, Veronica L. King of Salem, AR; and daughter, Melissa L. (Dennis) Roman of Glenshaw; 21 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy W. Ero and Bonnie Lou Sherwood. No visitation or services are planned. Arrangements by the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth. Offer condolences at www.bekavacfuneralhome.com.
Originally published July 31, 2017.