John Griffiths

Born 31 May 1954, Bedford
Died 19 April 2018, Radcliffe

About John

We've lost a husband, father, son, brother, grandad and friend.

John, and the world as we know it will never be the same again.

John fought his illness with with courage, dignity and despite terrible times he never complained and didn't want people to know how difficult some days could be.

But that was John, his determined approach to life allowed us to travel and make treasured memories that we will have forever.

The best times by far had to be Amy and Mike getting married and then like a miracle, he welcomed his grandson Elliott into the world, who he adored.

Whilst we are heartbroken now and paralysed with the loss, we take comfort in the person that we knew. He was kind, loving, supportive, a true gentleman and he would want us to move forward however difficult.

We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to all our family and friends who have showed so much love and support throughout these four years. Without it we would not have the strength we have now.

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When I first started work over 40 years ago John was one of the first people I met...See more
Garry Parker  29/04/2018


GreetingI worked with John in my early days in an office environment and we soon became firm friends...See more
John Henstock   26/04/2018


I worked with John at Manchester for many years and have great memories of our time there...See more
Tony Collins.   26/04/2018


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Thinking of you at this sad time x
Colm and Rita Conneely  26/04/2018


I went to school with Amy and throughout my childhood and beyond John has always seemed to be the perfect Dad...See more
Kirsty Watts  26/04/2018


We were blessed to get to know this family in recent years...See more
Gill and Keith  25/04/2018


John was one of our dearest friends for over 30 years...See more
Sheelagh Denis and Connor  25/04/2018


We only got to know John over the last few years. He was a true gentleman who we never heard complain no matter how he was feeling and always had a smile for us...See more
Ros and Ste Smith  25/04/2018


GreetingJohn was a neighbour in the time I knew him he was a lovely man a true gentleman will be sadly missed my prayers and thoughts for his family xxx
Susan Wallace   25/04/2018


GreetingJohn has been a good friend and neighbour for the last 27 years I will miss him a lovely kind man who would do anything for any body xx
Yvonne porter  25/04/2018



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Funeral information

Service and committal at Radcliffe Crematorium on Friday 4 may at 12.30pm

Location of Funeral Service
Radcliffe Crematorium, Cemetery Road, M26 4EU Radcliffe
Location of Reception
The Swan & Cemetery, 406 Manchester Road, BL9 9NS Bury

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