March 23, 1974 - August 31, 2019
Antwajan LaQuince Griffin also known as “Shanky “ was born on March 23, 1974 to the late Jacquline Lawrence and Willie Batten in Passaic, NJ. He was called home on Sat. Aug. 31, 2019 at Complete Care Nursing facility in Paterson, NJ. Antwajan grew up in Silver Springs, MD and graduated from Spring Brook High School in 1992 where he was on the Varsity Football team. He returned back to Jersey in 1994 where he was employed at ADR Office Supplies from (94-96) in Passaic, NJ and H Industries in Wharton,NJ from 1996 until recently becoming ill. He was a homebody & enjoyed playing HALO, Desinty, Hardwood Spades, and Dominos on his XBOX. He loved watching his favorite NFL team the Denver Broncos. Antwajan was predeceased by his loving mother Jacqueline Lawrence(1994), maternal grandmothers Amanda Griffin (2009), Brenda Hines (2005), maternal grandfather Ruby Dell Griffin (2015), Aunt Ruby Hines (2008) Uncle Michael Davis (1996)and sister Lanisse Batten. He leaves to cherish in his loving memory his father Willie Batten of Passaic, his son Antwajan L. Griffin Jr of Passaic, his daughter Zoe Gray-Williams of Chesapeake, VA, paternal Grandmother Mattie Davis of Florida, Great Aunt Inez Skinner of Norfolk Va. 3 sisters Charisse Million of Montclair N.J,, Latecia Smith of Clifton, N.J., LaShawnda Pool-Overton of Raleigh, N.C 2 brothers Larry Griffin of Norfolk Va. and Willie Smith of Paterson N.J. 3 grand children Kayleigh, Kayden, and Karlee William of Chesapeake Va. 7 Aunts Bertha Dye of Lodi, Gwendolyn Griffin(Pinkey) of Passaic Crashell Jackson of Elmwood Park, Lorraine Johansky of Garfield Jennifer Johansky of Paterson and Darlene Davis of Florida 8 Uncles Robert And Wallace Griffin of Passaic Michael And Eric Hines of Lodi Antonio, Shawn,and Jason Hines of Passaic Kevin Davis of Passaic Best-friends Isa Wilson of Paterson, and Kemp Mosley of Georgia also survived by a host of nieces, nephews and cousins other relatives and friends.
Antwajan LaQuince Griffin also known as “Shanky “ was born on March 23, 1974 to the late Jacquline Lawrence and Willie Batten in Passaic, NJ. He was called home on Sat. Aug. 31, 2019 at Complete Care Nursing facility in Paterson, NJ. Antwajan... View Obituary & Service Information
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