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Mike Griffis

December 18, 1961 - November 26, 2018

Durham

Mike Griffis, 56, died Monday, November 26, 2018, at Hock Family Pavilion after a hard fought battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born in Montrose, Pennsylvania, the son of Kenneth Seeley Griffis and the late Nancy Scott Barnes. He was employed at Duke University Medical Center for 32 years as a Respiratory Therapist.

In addition to his father and step-mother, Leesa Griffis, Mike is survived by his wife, Mona Griffis; son, Alex Griffis and fiancé Allie Stone; daughter, Danielle Griffis Vandenberg and husband Dustin; step-father, Jim Barnes; sister, Shelly Contento and husband Tom; sister, Tania Griffis Sholar and husband Dean; sister, Kelly O'Boyle; and brother, Spencer Griffis. Mike was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, December 1, at St. Philips Episcopal Church, 403 E Main Street, Durham. The family will receive friends immediately after in the Parish Hall.

To honor Mike's love of golf, memorial donations can be made in his name to First Tee of the Triangle, 8800 Westgate Park Drive, Suite 104, Raleigh, NC 27617.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to www.clementsfuner alservice.com
Published in The News & Observer on Nov. 28, 2018
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