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Judith E. Griffin

January 16, 1950 — February 9, 2023


WORCESTER-Judith E. (Courtney) Griffin, 73, passed away Thursday, February 9 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House.

She was born in Worcester, daughter of John Ryder Courtney and Beatrice K. (Janusauskas) Courtney. She grew up in the Lincoln Street neighborhood and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. Judith met her husband, Thomas P. Griffin at the age of 14, who was truly the love of her life. They were married for 50 years and he sadly passed away on October 26, 2021.


She leaves a daughter, Tamara A. Fay and her husband, William, their children, Ella, Lily, Alana and Maya of West Boylston and a son, Andrew T. Griffin and his wife, Quan  and their son, Aiden of Ashland.


Judy worked for many years at Fallon Healthcare.  She loved working around her house, following local politics and advocating for safety on the streets in her neighborhood. She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events. She had a special talent for always finding just that special something for those she loved.  She spent many hours crafting and loved to make reusable bags for family and friends. Recently she enjoyed attending meetings with her new friends at the bereavement group at Our Lady of Loreto Church.


Visiting Hours are Monday from 5 to 7pm with a Prayer Service at 7pm in Callahan Fay Caswell Life Celebration Home, 61 Myrtle St. Burial will be private in Worcester County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Food Pantry, 40 Temple St., Worcester, 01604.

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