Daniel F. Griffin
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Hodgdon - Daniel F. Griffin, 86, passed away peacefully Nov. 5, 2019 at his home in Hodgdon.
Danny was born Nov. 10, 1932, son of George and Agnes (Bolger) Griffin of East Hodgdon.
He grew up on their dairy farm and graduated Hodgdon High School in 1950. In 1950, he married his high school sweetheart Bunny Mason and together they raised six children on their farm producing both potatoes and eggs. Danny enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing, High School sport games, visiting Pushaw Pond with his sister and Lewiston to visit Bunny's parents. He participated in many community projects including fixing cemetery stones and the construction of the Veteran' Memorial. Danny was a life-lone communicant of St Mary's Church. In recent years, Danny enjoyed the local restaurants, sharing stories and laughter with waitresses and friends.
Danny was predeceased by his beloved wife of 53 years, Gertrude (Bunny Mason) Griffin.
He leaves behind his sister and husband Louise (Griffin) and Stanley Smith of Newburg; six children, Dennis & Louise Griffin of Auburn, James & Brenda Griffin of Houlton, Catherine (Griffin) & John McSweeney of Andover, Ma, Jeffery & Annett Griffin of Portsmouth, NH, Stephen & Carla Griffin of Hodgdon, and Douglas & Tammy of Hammond.
He also leaves eleven grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and a close friend Chuck Wallace.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St Mary's Church in Houlton. Those who wish to remember Danny in a special way may make a gift to the Hodgdon High School Sports Booster Club in c/o Dunn's Funeral Home 11 Park Street Houlton, Me 04730. Arrangements in care of Dunn Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed on the Tribute Wall at:
dunnfuneral.com
Published on November 13, 2019

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