GRIFFIN, Barbara, age 71 of Tampa died Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Mrs. Griffin came to Tampa in 1971 from her native, Cincinnati, Ohio. She was a member and was secretary of the former Beth Israel Congregation, a member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom, was chairman of the American Red Cross Volunteers at Memorial Hospital and was an active participant of the Chesed Shel Emes during a time in their history which was vital for the continuance of the organization. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 52 years, John, her loving daughter, Robin and devoted brother, Ronnie Ehrlich. Survivors include her sons and daughter-in-law, Jeff & Beverly Griffin and Greg Griffin, cherished grandchildren, Becky & Scott and her brother, Alan (Kathy) Ehrlich of Cincinnati, OH. Graveside services will be held today (Friday), 3:00 PM at Beth Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Marc Sack Officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Rodeph Sholom or the charity of ones choice.