40 of Perth Amboy NJ
Natesha Griffin affectionately known as Tesha, was born on December 22, 1979. She passed away at home on September 3rd, 2020 after a long battle with Sickle-Cell Anemia. She was a life-long resident of Perth Amboy, attending the Perth Amboy School System until 8th grade. She went on to attend and graduate from Perth Amboy Vocational School.
Even though Natesha had many struggles contributed to her illness, she lived a full and vibrant life. After graduating from high school, she enrolled in Middlesex County College with aspirations to obtain her RN degree. After several setbacks, she successfully completed her Associate degree in Biology. She was also a certified EMT and Phlebotomist.
Natesha worked for several years as a bank teller at Sovereign Bank. She then followed her career path by working at Robert Wood Johnson for the past 9 years in various positions including Radiation/Oncology where she left an indelible impression on all she aided.
Natesha was predeceased by her mother, Rosalie Griffin. She is survived by her daughter, Kayla Rodriguez, her siblings Lakenya Griffin, Terrance Griffin and James Richardson; nephews Bernard and Benjamin Francis, loving boyfriend Duane Cheshire and Aunt Hattie Harrell along with a host of cousins who loved her dearly.
Viewing will be on Friday, September 11th, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Gustav J. Novak Funeral Home (419 Barclay St, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861).
Burial will follow at Forest Green Memorial Park Cemetery.
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