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Barbara J. (Fujczak) Griffin

February 1, 1952 ~ January 10, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Barbara Griffin Obituary

Barbara Jean (Fujczak) Griffin, age 71, of Holyoke, passed away on Wednesday, January 10, 2024 at Holyoke Medical Center. She was born in Holyoke, a daughter of the late Joseph and Irene (Baker) Fujczak and was a 1970 graduate of Holyoke Catholic High School. Barbara was a well-known event planner for several area banquet facilities, including the former Yankee Pedlar in Holyoke, as well as the Delaney House and Log Cabin Banquet and Meeting House. She was involved with many civic and charitable organizations, including Jericho, the Holyoke Merry-Go-Round, the Childrens Museum and the United Cerebal Palsy Telethon. She coordinated many events over the years, including weddings, parade committee events, chamber breakfasts, and any other gathering where her expertise was valued. She was a faithful communicant of Blessed Sacrament Parish. Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 48 years, Lawrence M. “Larry” Griffin, a son Michael Griffin and his wife Laura of Holyoke, a cherished granddaughter, Caroline Griffin, as well as many, many close friends, including Teri Mariani, Kathy Tobin, Donna Farrell, Linda Tallman, Linda O'Neil, Peter Rosskothen, and her special nurse, Theresa Przbylowicz. The funeral will be held Friday, January 19th at 9:00 a.m. from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.  in Blessed Sacrament Church, 1945 Northampton Street. Burial will follow at Saint Jerome Cemetery. Calling hours will be held Thursday, January 18th from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 18, 2024

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Funeral Procession
Friday
January 19, 2024

9:00 AM
Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home
2049 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
January 19, 2024

10:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Church
1945 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

Burial
Friday
January 19, 2024

Saint Jerome Cemetery
1666 Northampton Street
Holyoke, MA 01040

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