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 Bernard Patrick “Bernie” Griffin, Jr

Bernard Patrick “Bernie” Griffin, Jr

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Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 80)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot T-94
Memorial ID 100006139 · View Source
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Bernard Patrick "Bernie" Griffin, Jr., 80, of Springfield died at 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at St. John's Hospice.

Bernie was born on December 31, 1931 in Springfield, the son of Bernard Patrick and Bertha Theilken Griffin, Sr. He married Mary Johnson on June 13, 1958 in Springfield.

Bernie was a graduate of Lanphier High School and served in the United States Air Force for four years, serving three of those years in Japan. He was employed as a mail carrier for the U.S. Post Office. Bernie was a die-hard Phillies fan and enjoyed playing golf and visiting with his friends at Bunn Golf Course.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gary Griffin; and sister, Patricia Griffin.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Griffin of Springfield; two sons, five grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors.

Kirlin-Egan & Butler, Nov. 1, 2012


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100006139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernard Patrick “Bernie” Griffin, Jr (31 Dec 1931–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100006139, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .