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Gerald D. "Biff" Griffin, Jr., age 60, lifelong resident of the South Side
of Chicago-Canaryville neighborhood, passed away peacefully May 18, 2020.
Beloved husband of 35 years to Patrice Martin Griffin; devoted father to
Justin (Colleen), Bridget, and Noreen (Emily) Griffin; proudest papa to
Sofia Lynn, Benicio Lee and Maeve Louise; Son of the late Gerald and
Elizabeth Eichorst Griffin. Loving brother to Carol (Lester) Leonard,
Judith, the late Kathleen, and Timothy Griffin. Fond uncle of many nieces,
and nephews. Loved by many family and friends, especially Robert "Poppo"
Popp, Peter Gagen and Thomas Haepp.

Prior to his retirement in 2019, Gerald was employed by the City of Chicago
Department of Fleet and Facility Management as a Stationary Engineer. He was
a proud member of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 399,
and the Flags Club SAC. He was a former coach for St. Gabriel's School.

A private visitation and funeral service was held for the immediate family
on Friday, May 22, 2020, at McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL, 4635 S. Wallace St.,
Chicago, IL.

**UPDATED INFORMATION. Memorial Mass Saturday, May 8, 2021,10 a.m. at St.
Gabriel Church, 600 W. 45th St., Chicago. Procession following. Burial St.
Mary Cemetery, Evergreen Park, IL.

For those attending services, PLEASE
NOTE THAT COVID19 RESTRICTIONS WILL BE
OBSERVED, MAXIMUM GATHERING OF 140 PEOPLE CHURCH, WITH MASKS REQUIRED

Please visit GERALD D. "BIFF" GRIFFIN, JR. BOOK OF MEMORIES. To express your
thoughts or memories in the online guest book, visit www.chapelc.com
<http://www.chapelc.com> or facebook.com/funeralmc Arrangements by
McINERNEY CENTRAL CHAPEL, Chicago. For information, (773) 268-0703 or (773)
581-9000.