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“Mike, We are very sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Our thoughts are with you and your children as you face this holiday season without him....Read More »
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“WHEN A BROTHER DIESBy Larry E. ZimmermanWhen one has lost a relative,And all that it implies,There is no sadder time in life,As when a brother dies...Read More »
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“Tom and family,We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you.Cindy and Al Langer ”
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“To: Carol, Tom, Dorothy, MaryBeth & children: I extend to each of you my deepest condolences on James passing. How courageous he was, and having...Read More »
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“Thoughts and prayers are with you all.Libby Washburn ”
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“I love you, Daddy. ”
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James J. Griffin, 60, of Winsted, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital. He was born January 10, 1954 in Hartford to the late Thomas and Veronica (Vannie) Griffin. James was a 1972 graduate of Bulkeley High School in Hartford. He had worked in sales for many years, most of which were spent with Interstate Batteries. A devoted sports fan, he loved the New York Yankees, UConn Women's Basketball, New England Patriots and NASCAR. James was a past member of the Knights of Columbus in Windsor. He was an avid gardener and a wonderful cook, who loved to cook for his family. He enjoyed traveling to the ocean and relaxing on the beach. James also liked to fish but found nothing more rewarding then spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He is survived by his children, James D. Griffin and Jessica Duff of Winsted; Christine E. Griffin and her husband Lucas Bachmann, M.D. of Woodbury, MN; Michael J. Griffin of Windsor Locks; his brother, Thomas Griffin of Old Lyme; his sisters, Dorothy Black and her husband David, Carol Goshdigian and her husband Raymond, Mary Beth Clark and her husband Robert, all of Burlington. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren, Austin, Benjamin, Aaron, Violet and Aiden, as well as many nieces and nephews. Family and friends may gather on Saturday, December 6, 9 a.m. at the Carmon Poquonock Funeral Home, 1816 Poquonock Ave., Poquonock section of Windsor, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. at St. Gabriel Church, Windsor. Burial will follow in Mount St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. James' family will receive friends on Friday, December 5, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home. Donations in James' memory may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For online condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.