John Edward Griffin

January 5, 1948October 1, 2021

John E. Griffin, 73, of Jefferson Township went home to be with the Lord on Friday, October 1, 2021.

He was the husband of Patricia A. (Manturi) Griffin

Born in Millington, New Jersey, he was a son of the late John and Florence (Burden) Griffin.

John graduated from Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, NJ and went to Mercer County Community College and DuCret School of Art. He was employed in various positions over the years working as an artist, groundskeeper and doing auto body work until retiring. John's passion was art and painting. He also enjoyed nature and antique trucks, owning a vintage antique Ford truck.

In addition to his wife, John is survived by his sons, John W. Griffin and wife Christine of Sinking Spring and Joseph D. Griffin and wife Patricia of Marysville, PA. Also surviving is his daughter Amy Cronkhite and husband Frank of Rehrersburg. He is also survived by his siblings Paul Griffin of Lititz and James Griffin of Bethel and Carol Bloomfield of Hendersonville, NC. Also surviving are his 9 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter Anna Ruth Griffin on November 24, 2020.

A graveside service for John will be held on Friday, October 8, 2021 in Forest Hills Memorial Park, 391 W. Neversink Road, Reading, Pa. (Exeter Township) 19606 at 1:00 pm. Friends and family may line up in procession in the cemetery entrance right hand driveway. Contributions in John's memory may be made to Bringing Hope Home, 641 Swedesford Road, Malvern, Pa. 19355


  • Bringing Hope Home


  • Graveside Funeral Service

    Friday, October 8, 2021


John Edward Griffin

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Evette Urbino

October 17, 2021

Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss. We pray that the Lord will encourage you with His Presence and Comfort you with His Peace.
Our Love and Thoughts are with you.

Etiene A., Evette, and Sarah Urbino

Elva Rivera

October 16, 2021

Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to the entire Griffin Family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

God bless you,
Elva Rivera and Family

Michael Clarke

October 12, 2021

Sending our thoughts and prays to Griffin family during this trying time. May God provide you with peace and comfort.

God bless you!
Mike, Maria, Mya, Matthew

Patti Steinebrunner

October 7, 2021

I don't have any photos to share, but I do want to give my condolences to the family. I have known John and Pat since the '70s. There are many fond memories. I am so sorry for your loss and will keep you in my prayers.

Patti Steinebrunner

Morris Mauybruch

October 7, 2021

Mary and I send our condolences to the Griffin family and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Rest In Peace John.

John Griffin

October 7, 2021

Jamie Buchel

October 6, 2021

Sending thoughts and prayers to the Griffin family. God Bless you all during this difficult time. Rest in peace John

Kim Garber

October 6, 2021

I'm so sorry to hear of john's passing, my thoughts and prayers go out to the Griffin family and friends.