David M. Griffin, 56

David Griffin

David Griffin

GREENE — David M. Griffin, 56, of Greene, died Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice Services in Auburn, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Lewiston on Feb. 18, 1959, he was the son Vernon and Berta Stevens Griffin III. Educated in local schools, he attended Gray New Gloucester High School, and received his GED from Oak Hill High School in 1993. On Dec. 18, 1982, he married the love of his life, the former Leah Tymoczko.

He was employed as a mechanic for many years by Fleet Truck in Greene, retiring due to his illness. He enjoyed antiquing and garage saling, and running a booth at the Cabot Mill in Brunswick, where he was known as the “radio guy.”

He is survived by his loving wife of Greene; two daughters, Deidre Griffin and Sarah Griffin, both of Greene; two brothers, Vernon IV of Casco and Gard of Lewiston; five sisters, Lorraine Griffin of New Gloucester, Fran Dupont of Jay, Debbie Grieve of Florida, Kristi Lowe of Mechanic Falls and Jamie Morin of New Gloucester; and two grandchildren.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Gilblair; and a brother, Kenard Griffin.

Visitation was held at the funeral home on Wednesday followed by a service. Interment was in Gracelawn Memorial Park.

Donations may be made in David’s memory to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation, 155 East 55 Street, Suite 6H, New York, NY 10022.

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