GRIFFIN, GERALD: Peacefully in his sleep at his home in Hamilton on Friday, August 18, 2017 after a battle with cancer, Gerald Donald Griffin at the age of 73. Dear brother of Arva, Dan (the late Carole), Bonnie Needham, Rick (Dianne), the late Lanny and Cindy Atkinson (Murry). Gerald will be missed by his nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Lon and Nell Griffin. Visitation on Monday, August 21 from 7-9 p.m at Merritt Funeral Home, 287 Station Street, Smithville. The funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 22 at 11 a.m. Memorial donations to Juravinski Cancer Centre would be appreciated by the family and can be made through the funeral home.