John Russell Giffin

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John Russell Giffin

August 22, 1966 - October 08, 2018

John Russell Giffin John Russell Giffin, 52, of Hagerstown passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Doey's House.
Born Monday, Aug. 22, 1966, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of Donna Grace (Pressel) Giffin of Cumberland and the late Lewis William Giffin.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Giffin.
John graduated from Allegany Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice. He was employed with Citibank Credit Card Services, retiring in 2016 after 25 years of service. John was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a devoted husband and loving father to Megan.
He is survived by his wife of 29 years, Karen Marie Giffin; daughter, Megan Marie Giffin, Hagerstown; two brothers, Tom Giffin and wife, Terry, Cincinnati, Ohio, and Don Giffin and wife, Teresa, Chambersburg, Pa.; sister-in-law, Judy Giffin, Cumberland; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and special canine pal, Roseabell Marie. He was also survived by many close friends that loved him.
Family will receive friends at Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 North Eastern Boulevard, Hagerstown, on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Services will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Michael Seger officiating.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Doey's House, c/o Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.
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Published on October 10, 2018
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