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John "Jack" Griffin 1927-2012 HOOSICK FALLS, NY John Henry "Jack" Griffin, 84, passed away on Monday April 16 at the Hoosick Falls Health Center. He was the husband of the late Dawn (Wilbur) Griffin who died in 2002. John formerly resided on Route 7 in the Town of Hoosick. He was born on July 14, 1927 in Hoosick Falls son of the late Walter and Elizabeth (Winters) Griffin. John graduated from Hoosick Falls High School and was a veteran of the United States Navy. John had a great love for the outdoors. He loved to go deer hunting as well as to fish. He always had a warm smile and helpful hand for family and friends. John was a volunteer for many years on the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad. He was formerly employed as a police officer for the Village of Hoosick Falls and by Rensselaer County Sheriffs Department. He retired as a Captain of the Rensselaer County Sheriff's Department. Survivors include his two sons , Edward and wife, Kim, of Cambridge, N.Y. and Tom and Marina of West Brookfield, Mass. John is also survived by six grandchildren ,Jessica, Brittany, Lauren, John, Travis and Thomas Griffin. A Mass of Christian burial will be offered on Friday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m. from the Immaculate Conception Church on Main Street in Hoosick Falls. The burial will be at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call at the MAHAR FUNERAL HOME, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls on Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Town of Hoosick Rescue Squad through the funeral home.

Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 18, 2012
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