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Herbert W. Griffin

September 21, 1925 January 27, 2019
Herbert W. Griffin
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Herbert W. Griffin, 93, Hyde Park, died at home on Sunday, January 27, 2019.
Born on September 21, 1925 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was the son of Herbert J Griffin and Cynthia Barns Griffin.  He married Ruth Ida McCormack on Nov. 20, 1976 in Mount Hope New York.  Ruth survives at home.
Herbert worked most of his life as an auto mechanic until vehicles became too computerized to fix.  He worked for the national park service at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site.  He later retired from Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY.
He was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1944 to 1946.  He loved his dogs, the outdoors and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a life member of the Staatsburg Rod & Gun Club and the Cokertown Rod & Gun Club.
Surviving are his wife, Ruth Griffin, Hyde Park; daughter, Pamela A. Johnson, Milan; son and daughter-in-law, Herbert J. and Theresa Griffin, Poughkeepsie; step-children, Donald Hill, Milan; Samuel Hill, Kingston; Susan Rosenberg, Albany; two sisters, Helen Roser and Shirley Smith both of Hyde Park; three grandchildren, Theresa Anders, Florida; Donna Johnson and Donald Johnson both of Milan; 4 great grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by a great grandson, Donald Jay Coons.
Friends and relatives may call on Thursday, January 31, 2019, from 7pm to 9pm at Sweets Funeral Home, Hyde Park.  Funeral services will begin at 10am on Friday, February 1, 2019 at the funeral home.  Burial with military honors will follow at Union Cemetery of Hyde Park.  In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Dutchess County SPCA, 636 Violet Ave., Hyde Park, NY 12538 or online at www.dcspca.org.  To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

31

Jan

7:00 PM 1/31/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/31/2019 9:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Service

Friday

1

Feb

10:00 AM 2/1/2019 10:00:00 AM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Dutchess County SPCA

636 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538
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