John H. Griffin, 66, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  John H. “Griff” Griffin, 66, of NYS Route 3, Carthage, NY, passed away Oct. 7, 2021, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Born Nov. 21, 1954, son of Eva R. Mulverhill, he graduated from Carthage High School.

Following school he worked at Deferiet Paper Co. and he drove tractor trailers before becoming disabled.

John was a free spirit with a great sense of humor and quick wit. He was a “just” man that would treat people accordingly and he would go to great lengths to get a laugh always with good intentions. He also enjoyed horticulture and woodworking.

He is survived by his extended family of nieces, nephews and cousins and many close friends.

He was predeceased by five sisters, Rachel Howard, Marion Gebo, Kathy Hughes, Jane Mack, and Jean Mulverhill.

A calling hour will be held from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, at the Hart & Bruce Funeral Home, 117 N. Massey St., Watertown. A graveside will follow at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Brookside Cemetery.

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