John F. Griffin Jr.

John F. Griffin Jr., 85, of Cataumet died on July 5.

Mr. Griffin was born in Boston, the son of John and Elizabeth (Haley) Griffin. He was educated in the Boston school system, and later attended Boston College High School and Boston College.

He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. After his service, he worked for 40 years as a printer in the Boston area and Cotuit before retiring in 2002.

Mr. Griffin moved to Cape Cod from Canton in 1966.

He enjoyed gardening and spending time working in his yard.

Mr. Griffin leaves many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his first wife of 40 years, Jean (Crowley) Griffin, and his second wife of six years, Mary Jane (Bell) Griffin. He also was predeceased by his sisters, Connie Griffin and Patricia Griffin Mulhern, and his niece, Susie Mulhern.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 10, at 10 AM at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home, 40 MacArthur Boulevard, Bourne.

A funeral Mass will follow at 11 AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 841 Shore Road, Pocasset.

Burial will be at Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Bourne Friends Food Pantry, PO Box 144, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.

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