Brian Griffin Obituary

Date of Birth:

Monday, February 18th, 1952

Date of Death:

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

Funeral Home:

Armstrong Funeral Home Limited
124 King Street East
Oshawa, Ontario, CANADA
L1H 1B6


Griffin, Brian J. – February 18, 1952 – December 6 2008 – Passed away peacefully at home, in the arms of his loving wife Louise, after a courageous battle with cancer. Brian lived life with integrity, kindness and love. He was a free-spirit with a passion for music that enriched all those he touched. Loving stepfather to Conner (Agnew). Dear son of June Griffin Bennett (Puerto Rico) and the late Joseph Patrick Griffin (Windsor). Dear son in law to Jill Redwood (Ottawa). Loving brother to Lori Griffin (London, ON), and stepbrother to Donna Cumming (Cumming, GA), Carol Irvine (St. Pierre, Manitoba) and Jodi Pearce (Lasalle, Ontario). Dear brother in law to Keith Cumming, Todd Pearce, Helen and Rob Kennedy, Sarah and Blair Christie and Thomas Redwood. Survived by nieces and nephews, Terry, Jill, Carla, Kendra, K.C., Kyle and Brianne, Taylor and Andrew, Carter and Austin. Brian will be missed by so many loving friends and extended family at TSN, Centre for Spiritual Living, band mates, music mates and teammates from hockey and baseball.

Angel came down from heaven yesterday

She stayed with me just long enough to rescue me

And she told me a story yesterday

About the sweet love between the moon and the deep blue sea

And then she spread her wings high over me

She said she’s gonna come back tomorrow

And I said, “fly on my sweet angel,

Fly on through the sky,

Fly on my sweet angel,

Tomorrow I’m gonna be by your side”

Sure enough this morning came unto me

Silver wings silhouetted against the child’s sunrise

And my angel she said unto

“today is the day for you to rise,

take my hand, you’re gonna be my man,

you’re gonna rise”

and she took high over yonder

and I said “fly on my sweet angel,

fly on through the sky,

fly on my sweet angel,

forever I will be by your side”


Jimi Hendrix

Brian Griffin
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