William E. Griffith Jr.

David Peake
August 11th, 2016
14 comments

14 comments
  • Judi Lemay-Lusk / August 11, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    Very sorry to hear of Bill’s death. I met him only a few times but it always struck me how much he loved his family! I know he meant the world to Nancy and Ginni… My deepest condolences…
    judi

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  • Anne Rdesinski Dordal / August 11, 2016 at 6:39 pm

    Such a wonderful teacher! I loved my American History class that he taught and I still remember him! He was a very special person and I’m glad he had such a good look life. Not much better than Florida in winter, Maine in summer and travel… RIP Mr. Griff!

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  • In my first year as a teacher, January of 1970, Bill was one of my [unofficial] mentors. He influenced my career by being a solid individual and a terrific teacher. I have thought of him often over the years.

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  • Len & Bev Kalkwarf / August 12, 2016 at 7:46 am

    We give thanks to God for the life of Bill, all that he meant to us and for the many many great conversations we had with him. We will especially treasure the time we spent together in Maine and the sharing of thoughts and ideas.

    Our prayers continue for Bill’s family, especially for Ginny, that you may find comfort and peace especially during days when your loss is so great.

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  • Mr. Griffith was my favorite history teacher at Enfield Jr High. He made learning history fun. May he rest in peace.

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  • Eileen Reinwald Wysong / August 12, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    RIP Mr Griffith. You were an amazing teacher, one who made learning fun and history inviting. Thoughts and prayers to your family.

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  • Stacey Schildt / August 12, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Mr. Griffith was the sole inspiration for me to become a social studies teacher. I knew him as a truly gifted teacher. He probably would not have remembered me (as I was very quiet then), but I have thought of him fondly COUNTLESS times. My condolences.

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  • I remember Mr. Griffith as a wonderful teacher in middle school. Very sad to hear of his passing. Prayers and condolences to his family.

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  • Bernie & Anita Budde / August 13, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    Anita and I were very sorry to hear of Bill’s passing and will continue to keep Ginnie in our prayers as we have these past months. Bill was the best Florida neighbor anyone could ask for.

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  • Virginia Griffith / August 16, 2016 at 3:49 pm

    Thank you so much for your kind comments about my husband Bill.
    He was a wonderful man and will be missed
    His love of history was appreciated by his students and he always loved seeing his former students and hearing about their lives, careers and families.
    We will keep his memory alive
    Much love to you all

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  • Joanne Bollinger / August 19, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    As a recent board member of WISE, I have heard about Bill and Ginni and their wonderful support of our organization. But mostly, my impressions are that Bill was an incredibly thoughtful, kind man and a gifted teacher. The thought that his memory will be carried on through scholarships given to deserving Zambian youth is evidence of the commitment he and Ginni hold for those less fortunate than they. I am sad that I never met Bill but am in hopes that when I meet Ginni, I will come to know him as well.

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  • I’m so sorry to hear of Mr Griffith’s passing. He was an exceptional teacher, who made learning fun and enjoyable.. RIP!

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  • Bill was one of my favorite model teachers when I began teaching. He seemed to talk sense and add ideas that were often used by me as I learned how to teach. My one regret was that he retired too soon and robbed us all of the supports we valued in his presence. I missed him very much when he left to do other things

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  • Fran and Roy Clites / September 16, 2016 at 7:55 am

    Bill, you will be so missed…our love to Ginni and family…from two of your many Florida friends.

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