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Official Obituary of

Ronnie Madison Griffin

April 25, 1944 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Ronnie Griffin Obituary

Rev. Dr. Ronnie Griffin was born April 25,1944 to Charles and Claudia Griffin (both deceased). Raised in Roxbury, he is the fifth of six children.

Ronnie graduated from Boston Technical High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp. from 1961 to 1965. After several career changes, he acknowledged his call to ministry, and in the fall of 1993, began his ministerial education. He received a diploma from the Center for Urban Ministerial Education, a Master of Arts in Christian Education (Cum Laude) and a Master of Divinity in Urban Studies (Magna Cum Laude) from Cordon-Comwell Theological Seminary. Dr. Griffin received his doctorate in Theology and Polity at Andover Newton School of Theology.

Rev. Dr. Ronnie M. Griffin was the founding pastor of Restoration Community Baptist Church in Brockton.

The Rev. Dr. Griffin has received several awards and honors including the Phi Alpha Chi Lovers of the Truth of Christ Scholastic Achievement and the Phi Alpha Chi Theological Honor Society Award.

Rev. Griffin leaves behind his children, Tonja Daley, Patrice Ambroise and husband Andrew Ambroise, Clarence Morse and wife Lya Morse, Tony Blakely and wife Carmelita Ortiz and Kiona Washington. His grandchildren, Jazmyne Fernandes-Blakely, J'anelle-Aryel Washington, Jordin Ambroise, Jehna Ambroise, Jeyden Ambroise, Kai Washington, Kaleb Milfort, Clarence Morse Jr. Tomas Morse, James Morse, Jason Tidwell, Sentia Ortiz, Devontae Blakely, Jaylen Blakely, Armahni Blakely and Diamond Blakely, His grand-in-laws, Thadeous Washington, Crystal Falcon, Leavens Damas and Ghregory Louis. Lovingly called "Papa" by his great-grandchildren, Paris Blakely, Amare Strikland, Avryanna Washington, Zyair Washington, Amiah Strickland, Dehlilah Blakely, Leyanna Damas, Za'Cari Damas, Mylani Ambroise and Leilani Blakely.

Proceeding him in heaven grandson Kahlil Westbrook and great grandson Vaury Damas.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
March 11, 2024

11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
George Lopes Funeral Home-Brockton
647 Main St
Brockton, MA 02301

Celebration of Life
Monday
March 11, 2024

11:30 AM
George Lopes Funeral Home-Brockton
647 Main St
Brockton, MA 02301

Interment
Monday
March 11, 2024

1:30 PM
Massachusetts National Cemetery
Connery Avenue
Bourne, MA 02532

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