Joseph H. Griffin, 76, of Mill St., Chateaugay died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family under the care of Hospice of the North Country.

Born on Dec. 12, 1943 in Cicero, NY, he was the son of Joseph and Albina (Lucy) Griffin.

He was married to Sharon Griffin on April 18, 1964 at the Burke United Methodist Church.

Joe graduated from Chateaugay Central School. He was employed as a fish and wildlife technician for New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation in Chateaugay. He loved hunting and the outdoors.

He is survived by three sons, Trent Griffin and his wife, Dawn of Michigan, Trevor Griffin of Chateaugay, Troy Griffin and his wife, Pamela of Tupper Lake; four grandchildren, Tyler Matthews and his wife, Danielle, Ashley Griffin, Sierra Griffin, Brett Griffin; a great-grandson, Griffin Matthews; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Carol; half-brothers, Gerald and Robert; half-sisters, Betty and Barbara.

In accordance with the current health restrictions, attendance-controlled calling hours will be held at the Chateaugay Funeral Home on Friday, June 26 from 2 to 4 p.m.. A funeral service will immediately follow in the funeral home chapel at 4 p.m. Those in attendance are asked to observe social distancing and use of facial coverings.

Donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or Hospice of the North Country.

Online condolences may be offered at

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