John E. Griffin
Loving Family Man
WATERBURY-John E. Griffin, 85, of Waterbury, passed away on September 2, 2020, surrounded by his immediate family.
Mr. Griffin was born in Waterbury son of the late Cornelius and Helen (Moore) Griffin.
John graduated from Leavenworth High School. He was a U.S. Army Veteran as a young man and spent his entire career working as an electrician for the I.B.E.W. John was a loving family man and took care of his family, relatives and friends.
John was an animal enthusiast always surrounded by his family pets, loved a good beer and was a good story teller. John looked forward to baseball season every year and loved the New York Giants.
John is survived by his wife Mary Ellen Griffin of Waterbury, his daughters, Corinne Griffin of Boston, Cindy Iannone and her husband David and their daughter Nina of Middlebury. He leaves behind his brother in law, George Collins and his wife Patricia Collins along with many cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his daughter, Maura Eileen Griffin.
A private burial service will be held at Calvary Cemetery on September 9, 2020. The Murphy Funeral home, 115 Willow Street, is in charge of arrangements.
Memorial donations can be made to Saint Peter & Paul Church, 67 Southmayd Road, Waterbury, CT 06705.
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