Sheila R. (McNiff) Griffin

  • Born: December 10, 1929
  • Died: November 6, 2020
  • Location: Groton, Massachusetts

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Littleton, MA 01460
Tel. (978) 486-3709

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother

Sheila died peacefully at her daughter, Susan's home in Groton on November 6, 2020 after a prolonged illness. She was predeceased by her husband of over 50 years, Leon F Griffin.

Sheila was born on December 10, 1929 in Ayer, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Paul McNiff and Ruth Griffin.

Sheila was raised on a farm in Pepperell of which she had fond memories. She was a self-starter and hard worker. She loved and served family well.

She was a friendly neighbor, very generous and a great servant to the elderly. Her doors were always open where coffee, tea and fare was plentiful. She happily offered a listening ear and sage advice.

She leaves her three daughters; Rita Casey and her husband Robert of Ayer, Susan McElroy and her husband Jack and Kelly Griffin of Groton, as well as many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Sheila is further survived by three sisters; Rita Hamilton of Pepperell, Carol McNiff of Brooksville, Florida, Mary Lou Shattuck of Townsend, and a brother, Paul McNiff of Ormond Beach, Florida. She was predeceased by her sisters; Paula Gillogly, Marilyn McNiff and stepsister, Janie George.

A private graveside service will be held at 11:00 am in Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton on Friday, November 13, 2020.

To view Sheila's service remotely, please click on the link below at the time of the service.

Condolence & Memory Journal

We are so sorry to hear of Sheila's passing. We had some great times together and have so many fond memories. We will all miss her. Our condolences to all of your family.

Posted by Love Therese Griffin & children - Lunenburg, MA - Family   November 12, 2020

Condolences to Aunt Sheila's family, so sorry to hear of her passing. She will be missed. May she rest in peace.

Posted by Greg Shattuck - Townsend, MA - Family   November 11, 2020

Please accept my most heartfelt sympathy for the loss of your Mother, Aunt Sheila.

Posted by Deborah Shattuck - West Townsend, MA - Family   November 11, 2020

We are very sorry to hear about the passing of Sheila. She was always a kind person to me. Sending prayers to you all and hoping that you are able to have a celebration of a life well lived! Love, Stephanie, Mark and Ellen Minister (daugher of Janie McNiff)

Posted by Stephanie Minister - Norwell, MA - Family   November 09, 2020

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