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Dean C. Griffin

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Dean C. Griffin Obituary
Dean C. Griffin, 70, of Reading, formerly of Plum Borough, died Friday, May 25, 2018. He was born Sept. 27, 1947, in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Charles Patrick and Gloria (Regan) Griffin. Dean attended St. Joseph Military School and graduated from Plum High School, where he played football. He studied at the University of Findlay in Ohio and Hiram Scott College in Nebraska. Dean was formerly employed at AT&T, Lucent Tech and Agere Systems for 34 years. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers and Notre Dame fan and enjoyed fly fishing, hunting, weight lifting, martial arts, and had a special love of dogs. Dean is survived by his wife of 46 years, Janice (Shriver) Griffin, whom he married on July 15, 1972; a brother, Jamie (Karla) Griffin; nephew, Patrick (Kayla) Griffin; niece, Kaitlin Griffin; and a great-nephew, Rush Griffin, all of Alabama; also aunts, uncles and cousins; sisters-in-law, Sharon (John) Kondas, of Pittsburgh, and Sandi (Bill) Elkin, of North East; nephew, Timothy Elkin; niece, Tammi Elkin; great-nephew, Cole Elkin; and great-niece, Jessie Elkin, of North East.
Friends were received at SOXMAN FUNERAL HOMES LTD./ROTH CHAPEL, 7450 Saltsburg Road (at Universal Road), Penn Hills, where a blessing service was officiated by Father John McKenna. Interment was in Plum Creek Cemetery.
Published in Advance Leader on June 7, 2018
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