Joseph R. Griffin, 90, of Carbondale, died Monday at the Carbondale Nursing Center. His wife, the former Margaret Ferrerio, died in 1992.
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Born in Carbondale, son of the late Michael J. and Beatrice R. Myers Griffin, he attended Carbondale public schools and served in the Army during World War II. Joseph had been employed by the Chamberlin Corp. and later by Master's Plaza. He was a member of St. Rose Parish.
Joseph is survived by a sister, Lillian Zulick, Carbondale; and a nephew, Andrew.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Fong; and a niece, Julie.
A blessing service will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Oliver Shifler & Scotchlas Funeral Home Inc., 62 N. Main St., Carbondale. Friends may call Wednesday, 9 to 11.
For directions or condolences, visit www.shiflerfu
Oliver R. Shifler Funeral Home Inc.
62 North Main Street
Carbondale, PA 18407
Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 29, 2014