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Ralph Griffin

January 20, 1924 — December 21, 2009

Ralph D. Griffin, 85, of Cortland passed away peacefully on Monday Dec. 21, 2009. He was born January 20, 1924 in Fowler Twp. the son of John H. and Helen (Diefenderfer) Griffin. A lifetime area resident, he attended Fowler High School and worked at Packard Electric retiring in 1987 after 45 years of service. He was a member of the Cortland Christian Church. In his free time he enjoyed playing the organ, airplanes and motorcycles. His wife of 49 years Lora Lee (Hall) Griffin whom he married June 7, 1946 preceded him in death June 7, 1995. He also was preceded in death by his parents, 5 brothers; John, Walter, Lloyd, Harlan, Robert, and a half-sister Edith Duffy. He will be sadly missed by 2 daughters Carol Robinson and Amy (Greg) Seger both of Cortland, granddaughters Corrin (Mark) Schuller of Warren, Carrie Robinson of Cortland, and great grandchildren Payton and Braylen Schuller. He also leaves 4 brothers Carl of Alabama, Donald (Laura) of Johnston, Charles (Sandra) of Florida, Arthur (Annabelle) of Howland, a sister Eva (Arthur) Cornfield of Vienna, numerous nieces and nephews, and his beloved cat "Kitzel". Services will be 12:00 Noon Wednesday Dec. 23, 2009 at the Cortland Christian Church where friends will be received from 10 AM until service time. The Rev. Donald Barnes will officiate. Interment will be in Dugan Cemetery. The family requests material contributions be made to the Cortland Christian Church 153 Grove Dr. Cortland, OH 44410. Shafer-Winans Funeral Chapel was entrusted with the arrangements. To view this obituary online or send condolences go to www.shaferwinanschapel.com.

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Cortland Christian Church

, Cortland, OH 44410

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

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Cortland Christian Church

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