In memory of
Thomas L. Griffin
Thomas L. Griffin 96, of Indianapolis, passed away on October 11, 2016. He was born November 6, 1919, in Indianapolis, the son of Thomas and Ruth Griffin. Tom and his late wife, Mary Elizabeth Scheibelhut were married in 1947 and raised 6 children. Tom was with Eli Lilly for over 40 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of Little Flower Catholic Church where he was also a basketball and track coach for many years, Fatima Council 4th degree K of C, AOH Hibernians, WW II veteran, American Legion and John Bosco Award. He is survived by his children: Kathleen Aldrich, Vincent (Pamela) Griffin, Maureen Griffin, Eileen (Gary) Walters, Mary Ann (Jim) Burkhart and Ruthie (Joe) Reid, sister: Ruth Ann Melloy, 18 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife: Mary Elizabeth Griffin, brothers: Vincent, Edward and Donald Griffin, sister: Alice Lark and 3 grandsons: David and Kevin Aldrich and Christopher Terry. Visitation will be Sunday, October 16, 2016 from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Feeney-Hornak Shadeland Mortuary. Funeral services will be Monday, October 17, at 9:30 a.m. at the mortuary followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at Little Flower Catholic Church. Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Little Flower Catholic Church or St. Paul Hermitage. Condolences may be offered at www.feeneyhornakshadeland.com
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