James A. Griffin
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AGE: 81 • New Castle
James A. Griffin, age 81, of New Castle, DE died suddenly on July 27, 2014. Born in Pangburn, AR, he resided 50 years in New Castle, DE previously residing in Chester, PA. He retired from Delaware Express where he was a truck driver. In his earlier years, he was a police officer in Chester, PA and he also worked for ConocoPhillips in New Castle, DE. James was a member of the Pleasantville Baptist Church in New castle, DE and the Delaware Valley Bluegrass Association. He enjoyed woodworking, playing the guitar and bluegrass music.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Connie Griffin (nee Narvell); children, Jamus (Kay) Griffin, Larona (William) Walls, Michael (Shirley) Griffin Sr., Thomas (Janet) Griffin, Rick (Vicki) Griffin Sr. and Tami (Andrew) Shahadi; sister, Erjauna Moore; 19 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 5 great great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, 11AM at the Pagano Funeral Home, 3711 Foulk Rd., Garnet Valley, PA where friends may call Thursday night, 7-9PM and Friday morning, 10-11AM. Interment, Lawn Croft Cemetery, Linwood, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Seasons Hospice, 220 Continental Dr., Newark, DE 19713. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.paganofuneralhome.com
Pagano Funeral Home
3711 Foulk Rd Garnet Valley, PA 19060
Published in The News Journal from July 30 to July 31, 2014