CLARENCE PETER ‘GUMBO’ GRIFFIN, departed this life on Monday June 8, 2020 at his home in Marrero La. He was 76 years old. Son of the late Clarence Griffin Jr. and Leona Simpson Griffin. Beloved husband of Rose Marie Griffin. Proud father of Detrece (Cleatris) Bentley and Ezra (Latricia) Griffin Sr. Grandfather of Candis, Cameia and Jawan Bentley, Ezra Jr.(Rachel), Kirsten, Kylie and Kelsey Griffin, Breyanna Cobb and Sedrianna and Sedrick Knight. Godfather of Dedrick Riley. Brother of Calvin (Edna Mae) Griffin, Jeanette Taylor, Gerald Griffin, Barbara (Molton) Smith, Jacqueline (Anthony Charles) Frederick and Elvis (Kathleen) Griffin Sr. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Clarence and Ellen Griffin, his sister Anna Mae Griffin, his sister in law Helen Griffin and his brother in law Nelson Taylor. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday June 16, 2020 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church located at 8986 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse La. 70037 at 11A.M. The visitation will begin at 10A.M. Father Kyle Dave will celebrate the mass and entombment will follow in the church’s cemetery.
While it is not our choice to have a private funeral service, it is in the best interest of all that the number of invitees be limited. We are asking EVERYONE in attendance to wear a face mask or other proper face covering and practice social distancing and all other restriction implemented by the state of Louisiana.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 HWY 23, BELLE CHASSE LA. 70037 (504) 208-2119
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