John Griffith

February 2, 2014
John Griffith

John Griffith, 45, of New Port Richey, Florida passed away February 2, 2014. He was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania. He is survived by three brothers, Wayne & Billy, both of New Port Richey & Brian, of Jamestown, NY; two sisters, Pat Kitchel & Lori Vine.


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  • February 17, 2014
    Steve Carlson says:
    John you were like family bro. I remember the good old days when all of us were break dancing and doing karate. You were a wonderful person. You would do anything to help anyone out. You will be sadly missed brotha.

  • May 03, 2022
    Nciole says:
    When I was about 3 John picked me up out of my bed and took me away with my mother during the next few years I bonded to him believing he was my real dad he adopted me that bond I held never left my heart I cried for my dad for many of years one day I woke up to the news he was no longer alive knowing I'll never get my dad back kills me inside and knowing I'll never get to say good bye kills me even more. I don't own one thing of his I don't have not one picture of me and him together I got some friends looking for mom and his engagement rings I buried when I was five with a metal detector. He use to sing bon Jovi's living on a prayer and every rose has its thorn his voice would put me right to sleep he thought me how to draw and shade at a very young age he thought me how to ride a bike and how to tie my shoes also respect and dignity and how to act and not act. Pinky promised I still hold on to and have not broke but alot have tried to make me break them when John left I felt a hole I could not fill no matter how hard I tried and it is still empty today when someone would say what a cute kid he'd say tell them you look like your dad and I did I found out he paid someone 1000 dollars to find me and knowing he was looking for me like I was him last year brought so much joy to my heart that 1000 dollars saved my life I ask one thing please I know I was adopted but that was my dad always will be my uncle's are my uncle's my aunt's are my aunt's my cousins I don't feel like I never belonged as I was always with his sister and her kids growing up but have not one photos of him and I but I wish it excited not even a item something one thing is all I ask I miss him dearly just want something to hold close to my heart

  • February 28, 2014
    me always your says:
    i really thought that some time would make this easier. it wasn't supposed to end this way. we were meant to be together forever. how can you be gone. why did you leave me. I love you now as much as I loved you my whole life.

  • February 22, 2014
    Mark Hadley says:
    Il miss ya cousin but il never forget the times we shared Love ya man

  • February 22, 2014
    Janet Hadley says:
    Thoughts and prayers for the whole family from Uncle Leo and Aunt Janet!!!

  • February 20, 2014
    Jamie Kibbe says:
    I just cant believe your gone bro! I will never forget the things you did for me and i will never be able to hear a guns n roses song without thinking about you! R.I.P cuz

  • February 17, 2014
    alicia nash says:
    my thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

  • February 17, 2014
    Amie Griffith says:
    Missed but never forgotten, Love you bro <3

  • February 17, 2014
    jamie jewell says:
    i will miss you dearly you were my best friend i will always remember the times we hung out and my heart goes out to your family

  • February 09, 2014
    sondra says:
    the thing that sticks with me most about john is what a huge heart he had. there isn't anything he wouldn't have done to help someone. he loved nature. when he was camping, he was at home. he loved to cook out on the grill. almost everyday of the summer all the kids knew where to come for a cookout. his voice was heaven sent. he could sing and play almost any musical instrument there was. I just want to say thank you john. you showed me what love was. you stepped up and took on the father role for my kids when you didn't have to. may you rest in peace..........

  • February 16, 2014
    John Harmon says:
    Friendship....This word has different meanings for each of us. In life, people come and go, but there is always that one special person that sticks by your side through thick and thin. John you were my best friend that was a part of my life which seemed forever. I have so many memories that I could write a book of all the things we said and did; and I guess countless memories are what best friends have. I still can't believe you are gone. It is true what they say, you never have friends like the ones you had when you were a kid. we met at Lincoln Junior High School and some one was picking on me and you came to my defense and we started to hang out from the moment on. You always had my back, didn't you. John, every time I think of how you were taken from all of us and think about all those memories...the singing at karaoke, the cookouts, or just talking about the good old days when we were teenagers, it is then when it hits me and how much it hurts that you are gone. The times we had at Evan's Skate land on Sunday nights nothing can compare to. John, I am so going to miss you. I will never have a friend again like you. At first we were friends and overtime we became brothers. I love you John....you will never ever be forgotten.

  • February 15, 2014
    Darcy Harmon says:
    You will be missed dearly you were my husbands best friend and as you called each other brothers. My boys love you very much and will miss you. RIP John always in our hearts

  • February 15, 2014
    nancy bragg says:
    Gone but never forgotten rest in piece

  • February 15, 2014
    Melissa Royal says:
    My the wings of an angel carry you! R.I.P John.

  • February 15, 2014
    Jon Greenawalt says:
    Even though we lost touch with each other over the years john i will allways remember when we hung out in the neighbor hood and we did a lot of stuff good and bad you will be missed your freind allways jon greenawalt

  • February 15, 2014
    Brian Griffith says:
    I just don't know how this could happen to you, you were always there for me no matter what and now I cant pick up the phone and talk to you.. I remember when we would jam to all kinds of music, you could play any instrument put in front of you... I'm speechless still this doesn't seem right.. I love you bro you will forever be missed. rip :*(

  • February 09, 2014
    sondra says:
    I cant believe this happened to you. I have so many wonderful memories. we went threw so many things in the ten years we spent together. you will always be in my heart. rip :(

  • February 07, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.