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Doreen H. Griggs 1932-2020

WARREN — Doreen H. Griggs, 88, departed this life peacefully surrounded by her children Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, after an extended illness.

Doreen was born Sept. 12, 1932, in Guyana, South America, to parents Agnes and Rev. James Hicks.

Doreen retired from Packard Electric in 1989. Her passions were bingo, cooking South American dishes, crocheting, fishing, playing the lottery and most of all, being with her family.

Left to cherish memories of her are her children, Debra (Keith) Miller and Abraham Griggs, both of Warren; grandchildren, Eric Griggs and Maurice Griggs, both of Warren, Dr. Shania Griggs of Cincinnati, Abraham Griggs II of Whitmier, S.C., and Danielle Simpson of Florida; great-grandchildren, A’leah Griggs, Eric Griggs Jr. and Mechelle Griggs, all of Warren; siblings, Pansy (Raymond) Whiting of Warren and Maurice Hicks of Austintown; and nieces, nephews and a great-nephew, along with a host of special friends and relatives.

Doreen was preceded in death by her parents; her sons, Kenneth Griggs and Eric Griggs; and her siblings, Eric Ashley and Alfred Hicks.

Services are 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, with the Rev. Avan Odom officiating. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. Calling hours are 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Masks are required and social distancing practices will be observed.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. Dedicated to serving your loved ones. This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to www.statonborowskifuneral home.com.

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