Griffin B. Taylor

  • Died: October 6, 2018
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Griffin Bernard Taylor, 4 year old son of Chelsea M. (Kerrigan) and Bernard C. Taylor II, passed away on October 6, 2018 at his home in Manchester after a yearlong fight with cancer.

Griffin had attended pre-school in Rochester at Reach Pre-School and in Manchester at Parker-Varney School. He was a thoughtful child who loved the color blue. He also liked riding his bike, knock-knock jokes, visits to the lake and watching his favorite TV show "Odd Squad".

Besides his parents, the family includes a sister, Bailey Taylor; his maternal grandparents, Bob and Marea Kerrigan of Manchester; his paternal grandmother, Nancy Bergeron and husband, Armand, of Litchfield; his paternal grandfather, Bernard C. Taylor Sr. and wife, Kathy M. Brown, of Barrington; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at St. Raphael Church, 103 Walker St., Manchester. Committal prayers followed at St. Mary Cemetery, 71 Lowell St., Rochester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Griffin's memory to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02884. Please specify in memo box for your donation to go toward Rhabdomyosarcoma Research.


Condolence & Memory Journal

i am honored to be have been touched by his sweet and gentle spirit, even if only for an hour. he left a forever imprint on my heart. I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious little boy.

Posted by clara lafrankie - boston, MA - Acquaintance   October 22, 2018

My thoughts and prayers gout to you all. The Lord has called him and he is resting inpease
Sorry for the loss of your young boy. RIP.

Posted by A friend   October 19, 2018

Bob, just learned of your grandson's passing. Can't imagine the deep sorrow you are feeling. Our prayers to all and sympathy. We don't always know God's reasoning. Dona Varnavas, Beverly MA, cousin

Posted by Dona Varnavas - Beverly, MA - Family Friend   October 18, 2018

Bob Marea and family. Just heard of your grandson's passing. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless.
Bushie and Judy Hill

Posted by Bushie and Judy Hill - Manchester, NH   October 17, 2018

Am so sorry for your loss. A dear friend from your community forwarded to us your grandson's obituary. We live in Colorado but we too lost our daughter from the same cancer. Please know you are not alone. If you ever wish to talk I am available.

Posted by Sharon Hammond - Denver, CO   October 15, 2018


Katherine and family - My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Posted by Deborah - Coworker   October 12, 2018

Bob and family: So sad to hear of your grandson's passing.I'm sure he will never be forgotten.My sincere condolences to you and your family. Joe Tardiff

Posted by Joseph Tardiff - Manchester, NH - Coworker   October 12, 2018


Bob and family. Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your grandson. His suffering on Earth is over and he is in the hands of the Lord forever. May his soul rest eternally in peace.

Susan Davis

Posted by Susan Davis - Manchester, NH   October 12, 2018

So sorry to hear of Griffin's passing!

Posted by Ralph Turmelle - Rochester, NH   October 11, 2018

Bob and Marea,
I am very sorry to hear about your grandson Griffin.
I wish to express my condolences for your loss.
To die in this world is to be born at eternity..
Andy St Laurent, Manchester, NH

Posted by ANDRE ST LAURENT - Manchester, NH - Friend   October 11, 2018

Griffin had a captivating smile...may you always remember all his laughs, giggles and love for life.

Posted by Donna Howard friend of Marea's - Manchester, NH - Friend   October 11, 2018

Bernard, Kathy and family. Please take the time to remember Griffin and all the great joy he brought to you in his short time here. I'm sure he will certainly me missed by all that have ever seen his winning smile and heard his laughter. Our deepest sympathies go out to you all in this time of great sorrow. Alex, Laura cote and family

Posted by Alex Cote - Family   October 10, 2018

Words can't express our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your precious boy. His smile will shine forever.

Posted by Cheryl Clement - Barrington, NH   October 10, 2018

My heart is with you all, Griffin was such an amazing little boy and I will always remember his fantastic smile. You fought a good fight buddy. Fly High with the Angels

Posted by Drina Milbury - Rochester, NH   October 10, 2018


I'm wearing something blue for a month in honor of you. My condolences to your family, friends, school and hospital staff. I never met you, but no doubt you'll be missed and remembered by many. That HUGE smile in your picture says it all. I hope to have that much courage; very inspiring.

Posted by S C    October 10, 2018

My heart aches with the loss of Griffin. Although I only had the opportunity to meet him twice, I will remember his silly little giggle and his beautiful smile. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family.

Posted by Linda Stalk (Make-a-Wish) - Acquaintance   October 10, 2018

We are very sorry to hear about the loss of Griffin. No words can be said to comfort a parent in this unimaginable situation. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by Mark and Crystal Carlton - Coworker   October 10, 2018

Bob & Marea, Sorry for your loss.

Posted by Claire Beland - Pembroke, NH   October 10, 2018

On behalf of the entire Bishop Guertin High School Family, I wish to express our heartfelt condolences at this time of unbearable loss. We hope that you find solace in the love and comfort of your family and friends. Know that you are in our hearts and minds and be assured of our ongoing prayers.
Linda Brodeur, BGHS President

Posted by Linda Brodeur - Nashua, NH - Friend   October 10, 2018

My condolences to the family. God will take care of him.

Posted by Nomer Atangan - Eliot, ME - Coworker   October 10, 2018

I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your son. No parent ever imagines a day like this and I know that Griffin fought long and hard to stay here with you. Sending thoughts and prayers to the family.

Posted by Adam Henckler - Cape Neddick, ME - Coworker   October 10, 2018

God Bless you Griffin and family. May you be at peace now with the Angel's in the glory of heaven.

Posted by Donna St.Peter Church - Farmington, NH   October 09, 2018

Thinking of you all with love and sympathy . So sorry for you all and Sweet Griffin. Love Shirley, Debbie, and family

Posted by Debbie Thew - Osterville, MA - Family   October 09, 2018

Chelsea, I'm so heartbroken for you and your family. Please accept my sincere condolences. You're in my prayers. May the peace of Christ and the comfort of the Holy Spirit be yours.

Posted by Mark Sohmer - Raymond, NH - Friend   October 09, 2018

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Chuck Hudson& Joan Hill

Posted by Charles&Joan Hudson-Hill - Milton, NH - Friend   October 09, 2018

My thoughts and prayers are with your familly. Griffin will always be a ray of sunshine. Heaven gained a beautiful angel.

Posted by Jacqueline Godin - Farmington, NH - Acquaintance   October 09, 2018

Katherine, I'm so sorry to hear about your grandson. I remember you telling me about him during some of our trips and what he was going through. I'm sorry to hear of your loss, and my thoughts are with you and your family during this time.

Posted by Aimee    October 09, 2018

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