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Cecil A. GriffinApril 7, 1919 ~ August 23, 2017 (age 98)
Cecil A. Griffin, 98, of Westborough, died peacefully on August 23, 2017 at the Metrowest Medical Center, Framingham surrounded by family. He was the beloved husband of the late Dorothy E. (Cowling) Griffin.
Born in Derby, VT, he was the son of the late Arland D. and Florence E. (Cobb) Griffin. He was a graduate of Barton Academy, Barton, VT and Graham Scientific Breeding School, Newark, NJ.
He moved to Massachusetts in 1942 and worked at Deerfoot Farms, Waveney Farms, Deary Bros., and St. Marks School in Southborough. He was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church in Westborough.
He has been a resident of Westborough since 1959 previously living in Southborough and the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont.
Cecil is survived by his children, Arland G. Griffin and his wife Janis (Johnson) of Millsboro, DE, Joyce R. Croci and her husband Edward of Milford, three grandchildren, Pamela L. Bonner and her husband David, Steven J. Griffin and his wife, Ann, of Frederick, MD, Alexia J. Ball and her husband, Brad, of Springfield, MO and five great grandchildren, Tyler, Bailey, and Josh Griffin, Wyatt Bonner of Frederick, MD, and Allie Beck of Springfield, MO.
He is predeceased by his son, Edwin W. Griffin, his great grandson, Blake Arland Bonner, his brothers, Lawrence, Dale, and Wayne Griffin.
Cecil will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
We would like to thank all of the staff at both the Willows and Beaumont for all they did for Cecil. He really appreciated all their kindness and help. Also, the staff at Metrowest Medical Center and Metrowest Hospice.
His funeral service will be held on Sunday, August 27, at 1:30 P.M.in the First United Methodist Church, 120 West Main St., Westborough.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, August 28, at 2:00 P.M. in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Newport, VT.
Calling hours at the David A. Pickering Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westborough, are Saturday, August 26, from 2 to 5 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 120 West Main St., Westborough, MA 01581.