Dr. Joseph Griffin

Obituary of Dr. Joseph E. Griffin

beloved husband of the late Frances (Gordon) Griffin; dear father of Dr. Mary F. (Duffy) O'Connor, Anne M. (Michael) Wallace, Patricia M. (Jack) Pohlman, Donald B. (Janise), Dr. Kathleen G. (Daniel) Kane, Barbara A. (Mark) Wagner, Jeanne M. (P.J.) Dowling, Susan G. (Jeffrey) Russell and the late Joseph E. Griffin Jr.; proud grandfather of 25 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren; brother of the late Francis J. (late Patricia), Patrick J. (late Dorothy) and Msgr. Charles T. Griffin. Friends may call Friday from 3-7 PM at the JAMES W. CANNAN FUNERAL HOME, INC., (Southtowns Chapel), 3155 Orchard Park Rd,, Orchard Park, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 9:30. (Please assemble at the church). In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Griffin-Dorsey-Litterine Scholarship Fund at St. John Fisher College, 3690 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14618 and/or the Mercy Hospital Foundation. Dr. Griffin was an Army and Navy veteran. He was a dentist, general practitioner and anesthesiologist. He also founded the Erie County Alcoholic Clinic. He was an avid golfer and member at Wanakah Country Club.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, November 25, 2016
James W. Cannan Funeral Home
3155 Orchard Park Road
Orchard Park, New York, United States


9:30 am
Saturday, November 26, 2016
St. Thomas Aquinas
450 Abbott Road
Buffalo, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Nativity Cemetery
10 Highland Ave
Orchard Park, New York, United States
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