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Kim V. (Engdahl) Griffin

May 15th, 2016

Kim V. Griffin (Engdahl), age 40, a life-long resident of Wilmington, died unexpectedly on May 14, 2016.

Kim was born in Stoneham, MA, on November 6, 1975; she was the cherished daughter of John and Helen Engdahl. Kim was raised in Wilmington and a graduate of Shawsheen Valley Tech High School with the Class of 1994, where she studied in the health field.

In her early years, Kim, loved to work in the nursing field; she was very caring and comforting to her patients.

Kim married Anthony(Al) Griffin on February 4, 1995. Over the years they became parents to four great kids Kelly, Hannah, Connor, and Daniel. Kim enjoyed being a mom and a homemaker; she was very family oriented and loved being home with her children as well as the many children she took care of throughout the years.

Kim had many talents; she was creative, crafty, and loved to decorate her home. She enjoyed sewing, planting, painting, and was a great cook. Kim took time to look through her many cookbooks to come up with different recipes to make for her family and friends.

Kim will be fondly remembered as a loving mother who was so proud of her children and would do anything for them. Kim’s husband affectionately called her “Momma Love” and that described her perfectly. She was a beloved wife, mom, daughter, sister, niece, cousin, and a dear friend who will forever be missed by all.

Kim was the beloved wife of Al Griffin, devoted mother of Kelly V., Hannah H., Connor J. M., and Daniel Q. Griffin all of Wilmington. Cherished daughter of John A. and Helen F. (McCabe) Engdahl of Wilmington, dear sister of Robin R. Smyth & husband Richard of Inverness, FL, Ernie A. Golisano of York, ME, John T. Engdahl of Narragansett, RI, and Erik A. Engdahl & wife Megan of Chandler, AZ. Daughter-in-law of Maureen Duverger of Keene, NH. Kim is also survived by many brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service on Thursday, May 19th at 10:00 a.m. in the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 18th from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations in Kim’s memory may be made to The Leukemia And Lymphoma Society, 9 Erie Dr., Suite 101, Natick, MA 01760.

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11 Entries in Guest Book for “Kim V. (Engdahl) Griffin”

  1. mike murray says:

    kim was a wonderful friend. i knew her for a long time. i will miss her. love ya.

  2. Wayne Griggs says:

    I will always remember Kim with a great soul. In elementary school she showed nothing but respect for everyone. In intermediate school she was so friendly and always had a great smile. I may have lost contact with Kim after then, but I know she loved everyone and has a great Soul. Rest in peace Kim. God Bless you and your family and friends. Watch over them and continue being the great soul I know you are.

  3. Deb & Norm Brodeur says:

    Thinking of you in your time of sorrow and praying God’s blessings on you and your family. Please accept our sincerest condolences for the loss of your beloved Kim. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Timothy Stevens and Family says:

    Kelly,
    we are thinking of you and your family at this very sad time.
    - Timmy

  5. Doreen Saffie says:

    Kelly, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. The Battaglino/Coye Family says:

    Dearest Engdahl / Griffin Family:

    We love you and are sending blessings in abundance. Please know that you can count on us, for whatever you need. Comfort, support, grace and love immeasurably from our hearts to you. May Kim’s light, charisma, loving memories carry you through the days and years to come. xoxoxoxo

  7. Patsy and Ron Hazelett says:

    We did not know Kim but understand her pain. Her parents, John and Helen, are friends. Our sympathy and prayers for all: Kim, her children and John and Helen.

  8. Pam Warden says:

    Dear Kelly,
    Am thinking and praying for you and your family at this sad time. So sorry for your loss.

  9. JOE AND IRENE RYAN says:

    Dear John, Helen and family
    We are very sorry for the loss of your beloved Kim
    Our hearts and prayers go out to you
    Love
    Joe and Irene

  10. Mary Calderazzo says:

    Dearest Helen: I am so very very sorry for the loss of your beloved daughter. I know what an extraordinarly difficult time this must be for you and all of your family. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you with the hope that heaven above will give you the strength to get through this sad sad time. Sending you all my love. God bless you and your family. Hugs

  11. Stacie Murphy says:

    Kim, may you rest in sweet peace. Please watch over your family. <3

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