Jeanne Louise (Fontaine) Griffin, age 74, wife of the late William M. Griffin, Sr., passed away Friday November 12, 2021, in Weymouth, MA, following a period of failing health. Born on Friday September 7, 1947, in Medford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Earl F. and Mildred C. (White) Fontaine. Jeanne grew up in Dorchester, MA, and graduated from Dorchester High School. She then lived and raised her family in Brant Rock, in Marshfield, MA, before moving to Middleboro three years ago. Jeanne loved to be near the ocean. She took great pride in her gardens, and enjoyed the time spent and friendships made in her neighborhood and the Brant Rock community. Jeanne is survived by her daughter Theresa G. Howard and her husband James of Canton, MA, son William M. Griffin, Jr. and his wife Jenifer of Lakeville, MA, grandchildren Maeve G. Howard, James G. Howard, Tadhg G. Howard, Charlotte Rose Griffin, and Liam Griffin, as well as many nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters in laws. Jeanne was predeceased by her sisters Lynn M. Fitzpatrick and Lois A. Carr. Visitation for Jeanne will be held on Tuesday November 23, 2021, from 10:00AM – 11:45AM, at Dahlborg-MacNevin Funeral Home 280 Bedford Street, Lakeville, MA 02347, followed by a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00PM at St. John Neumann Church 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown, MA 02717. Jeanne will be laid to rest with her late husband William at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Buzzards Bay, MA.
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