GRIFFIN, John H. "Lefty", 82 of Weirton, WV, formerly of Swissvale, PA, passed away Tuesday December 25, 2012 at Valley Hospice Care Center North, Steubenville, OH. He was born January 16, 1930 in Swissvale, PA. He was the son of the late John R. and Violet Elizabeth Griffin.
John was also preceded in death by his beloved wife, Jacqulyn "Jackie" Kelley Griffin, who passed away December 25, 2011. John served in the U.S. Navy (submarine division) during the Korean War. He was a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a B.S. degree in industrial engineering. He retired from Weirton Steel Corp with 33 years of service.
Surviving are daughters; Colleen, Janet (Tom), Beth (Jim), and Amy. Seven grandchildren.
Visitation at the Steel & Wolfe Funeral Home, Inc., 380 Penco Road, Weirton, WV on Thursday December 27, 2012 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. where the funeral will be held Friday December 28, 2012 at noon with Reverend Manuel Gelido presiding. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Military funeral honors will be provided by American Legion Post No.10.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Valley Hospice, Inc., 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, OH 43943. www.steelandwolfe.com