Biography: Sylvia “Tina” Griffin, of Bronx, New York was born on Monday January 13th, 1964 in Harlem Hospital, to Geraldine Henderson and Ronald Griffin. Her untimely passing occurred on Tuesday September 1, 2020 at the Laconia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in Bronx, New York.
Sylvia attended Ps 194 and JHS/IS-10 in Harlem, New York. Sylvia obtained her GED and later went on to obtain a certificate in cosmetology at the Wilfred Beauty Academy in New York City. Sylvia was raised in Harlem, New York and relocated to The Bronx in 1992.
Sylvia was a devoted mother and grandmother who loved her children and grandchildren dearly. Sylvia loved spending time with her friends, family, and her dog Paris. Sylvia would often host BBQ’s and movie nights, as well as collect and donate back to school supplies to help the
neighborhood kids. She will be remembered as someone you could always come to for good laughs, good food and fun times.
Sylvia is survived by her father Ronald Griffin, and children: Michael Reid, Wendell Griffin, Naima Griffin, and Tomasia Griffin as well as 11 grandchildren: Mikayla Griffin, Chasity Griffin, Laurence McKelvin Jr., Khalil Chatman, Yolanda Andujha, Tarik Williams, Antoine Bendbow, Meghan Griffin, Raeghan Griffin, Jayden Griffin, and Lauren Griffin. She is also survived by her siblings Jasper Henderson, Sasa Henderson, Porsha Griffin, and Aisha Griffin.
Sylvia will be loved and missed by all who knew her. “The loss is immeasurable but so is the love left behind”.