John J. Griffin, 75

John J. Griffin, 75, of Frankford, Del., formerly of Philadelphia, Pa., passed away Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, in Milford Memorial Hospital, Milford, Del. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a lifetime member of the American Legion.

Griffin was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Lavinia (Diggs) Griffin. He is survived by his loving companion of more that 35 years, Ruth A. Alden, and her daughter, Jennifer Alden; a son, Jonathan Griffin; a sister, Ethel Henderson; grandson, Julian Moore-Griffin; and a nephew, Robert Henderson.

A memorial service was scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Friends of the Delaware Veterans Home, 100 Delaware Veterans Blvd., Milford, DE 19963.