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GRIFFIN, James G. 78, of Marstons Mills, died on Wednesday, May 22, 2013. Born on July 8, 1934 in Boston, MA, he was the son of the late John and Mary (Daily) Griffin. James proudly served in the U.S. Army and loved sharing stories with family and friends about his military service. He enjoyed watching football, horse races, and he loved dogs. James often visited his friends in Boston and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, June L. (Gorman) Griffin. He is survived by his step-children, Melody Burke of Marstons Mills, Mark Burke of Oakland Park, FL, Ann Burke of Marstons Mills; his grandchildren, Justin Phillips, Alexander Phillips, Joseph Furtaw, Corey Furtaw, Jenah Furtaw, Steven Burke-Haftke, Justice Forschner; his great grandson, Ladarius Minnis; and his nephews, James M. Burke of Milton, MA & Edward Burke of Remington, VA. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Monday, July 8, 2013 at Our Lady of Victory Church, 230 South Main Street in Centerville. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery on Route 134 in So. Dennis. Donations in James' memory may be made to the McCarthy Care Center or Hope Health, 765 Attucks Lane, Hyannis, MA 02601.
Published in The Boston Globe on May 26, 2013
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