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Obituary of Mark Joseph Griffin
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Mark Joseph Griffin, 67, of Harlingen, TX. passed away Friday, July 9, 2022, at Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, TX. Mark Joseph Griffin was born in Minneapolis, MN on July 6, 1955. Mark was the third child of John and Diane Griffin. His father predeceased him in March 2014. Mark is survived by his mother, Diane Marie Griffin, four siblings: Elizabeth Ann, John Francis III, Kelly Michele, Kerry Colleen and son Joseph Francis. Mark grew up in Colorado Springs and went to Coronado High School. After high school, he joined the US Navy. He was discharged and moved back to Colorado Springs. Mark had a variety of jobs during his life. He worked with his dad as a painter for a season. We, as a family, are grateful for the Texas State Veteran’s Services and Thomae-Garza Funeral Home. Thank you for your care and provision in Mark’s final hours. We have the distinct honor to provide a full military burial for unaccompanied United States Navy Veteran, Mark Joseph Griffin, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at Rio Grande Valley Texas State Veterans Cemetery. If you have the opportunity, please come out and attend. We do not leave Veterans behind. We will be departing Thomae-Garza Funeral Home at 8:30 a.m. in procession escorted by the Patriot Guard Riders. You may sign the online guestbook, light a remembrance candle, or send words of comfort to the family of Mark Joseph Griffin at www.thomaegarza.com. https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/missionproud Funeral arrangements entrusted to the care of Thomae-Garza Funeral Home and Crematory, 395 S. Sam Houston, Blvd., San Benito, TX 78586.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Mark Griffin, please visit Tribute Store
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Rio Grande Valley State Veterans Cemetery
2520 Inspiration Rd
Mission, Texas, United States
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395 South Sam Houston
P.O. Box 92
San Benito, TX 78586