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Timothy G. Griffing Jr.

January 20, 1939 — October 1, 2022

TIMOTHY G. GRIFFING JR. born to Timothy and Alice Griffing on January 20,1939, passed away on October 1,2022 at the age of 83. Tim attended Riverhead schools and graduated in 1956. Tim began working for the Coca Cola Co in 1959 and stayed there until joining his father and Uncle at the family business, the Griffing Hardware store on West Main St, in 1961. Tim spent the rest of his life working and building the business until his passing. Tim was known as the best locksmith on the east end from exit 50 to Montauk point on the south and Orient point on the north. Tim was a 61year member of the Riverhead Fire Department, and the Business improvement District, where he could be spotted serving hundreds of cups of hot cocoa to the children at the annual bon fire at Christmas time. Tim is survived by his wife Michon, two sons, Tim (Cheryl), and Todd (Kendal), two stepdaughters Andrea and the late Michele, 4 Grandchildren, Greg, Stacy, Kenny and Kasey and a step grandchild Brandon. His Brother John F. Griffing and sister Shirley G.S. Simon. Tim was laid to rest at the Riverhead cemetery.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Thursday, October 6, 2022

2:00 - 4:30 pm (Eastern time)

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home

406 E Main St, Riverhead , NY 11901

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Visitation

Thursday, October 6, 2022

7:00 - 9:30 pm (Eastern time)

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home

406 E Main St, Riverhead , NY 11901

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Firematic services

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Starts at 7:30 pm (Eastern time)

Tuthill-Mangano Funeral Home

406 E Main St, Riverhead , NY 11901

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 7, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

RIVERHEAD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

204 E. MAIN STREET, RIVERHEAD, NY 11901

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