Anthony Griffith

Obituary of Anthony Winston Griffith

Anthony Winston Griffith, 64, of East Brunswick, passed away at his home on October 5, 2020. He was born in Grenada in 1956 to Leonora Rose (also known as Miss Layne) and Edgar Griffith. Anthony attended Beaulieu Roman Catholic School. Anthony worked for the Port Authority of NY & NJ at Newark International Airport for 32 years. He is predeceased by his father, Edgar Griffith. Surviving is his wife Eris Breeden-Griffith; Son Anthony; Daughters Tamara and Katrina. Mother; Leonora Rose; Sisters; Denise Laurent, Debra Arleen Rose Gunner, Maudelin Woods, Linda Ventour-Paul. Brothers; Sheridan Rose, Simon Roosevelt Rose and Anthony Philip Rose. Uncle: Hilary Lewis; Step-children: Indira and Sire; Cousins: Myrna, Beverly, Liam and Alister, Charmaine and Junior; Best Friend Herb Miller and his wife Dee. He leaves behind numerous nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews. Anthony was very talented; as a young man he developed a passion for sewing, a skill he learned from his mother, and he became a sort after tailor on the Island. He spent his days at the sewing machine and was a police officer at the local police station at nights. In later adult years he also had a passion for restoring old cars and was very good at remodeling home interiors. He was often called upon by friends and family to help them with renovation projects. Anthony moved to the US in 1979 and worked hard to achieve the American Dream. He was held in the highest regard by people he helped in one way or another. He said recently, “I helped people, because that is what God wanted me to do.” Viewing will be on Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 2 – 4 PM at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ. A prayer service will begin at 3:30pm. Cremation will be private. Services handled through Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.
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Saturday
10
October

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
10
October

Prayer Service

3:30 pm
Saturday, October 10, 2020
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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