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Calvin Arthur Griffith


Calvin Arthur Griffith

Calvin Arthur Griffith, 67, of Apohaqui and formerly of Shepody passed away suddenly on May 15, 2023 in Penobsquis in a motor vehicle accident.  He was born in Saint John on August 31, 1955 the son of Calvin Sr. and Helena Griffith.

Calvin worked as an electrician for the Digby Ferry before moving to Riverside-Albert and working at Forest Dale Home in the Maintenance Department for over 30 years until his retirement.  He made many good friends over the years at Forest Dale and in the community.  He enjoyed riding his motor-cycle, four wheeling and also was known for whipping up tasty meals.  He loved to cook on the barbecue.  He felt fortunate to find his partner, Heather, who enjoyed the same things and together made a great life for the past 20 years.  They both enjoyed the Harley, being outdoors and the camp life.  They had a trailer for years and made many memories with their friends over the campfire.   Calvin loved his little camp in the woods.  Heather and Calvin were both active members of the Albert County Trail Blazers and served on the Board.  He enjoyed tinkering in his garage and doing woodworking.  He loved playing his guitar and having a group of friends sitting around having a good old hoedown.  He was always willing to lend a helping hand and most of the time you didn't even have to ask, if he thought he could help he was there.  He has left many with a funny story or a memory of when he came out with some zingers, he had a great sense of humour.  " He really is only a smile away."
He would want you to take comfort in these words, "If you are alone, I'll be your shadow.  If you cry, I'll be your shoulder.  If you're not happy, I'll be your smile.  If you need me, I'll always be there.  Unseen, Unheard but always near. "
He will be deeply missed by his common-law spouse, Heather Steeves and her children, Brian Steeves and Laura Surrett (Mike) and their children, Liam, Adrian and Shea; his uncle Ernest Griffith (June); nephews, Robert McQuire (Candace), Andrew McQuire (Emma) and niece, BeeJay Humble (Julia); and by his grand niece, Hope.  He is also survived by two sons, Devin and Charles; several cousins, all his extended family and friends.
There will be a casual gathering to Celebrate his Life at the Fundy Curling Club on Saturday, May 27th, 2023 from 2-5pm.   Everyone is invited to come and share stories and have some laughs as Calvin would not have wanted a lot of tears but to remember all the good times.  Refreshments will be served.
Donations to the NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of the donor's choice would be greatly appreciated.
Arrangements are in the care of the Albert County Funeral Home, 4130 Route 114, Hopewell Cape, NB, E4H-3K2 506 734-2780
Calvin Arthur Griffith
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Service Location
No Funeral Service

Casual Social Gathering to Celebrate his life- Saturday, May 27th, 2023
Visitation Time
Visitation Location
Fundy Curling Club

Requested Charity
NB Heart & Stroke Foundation or charity of the donor's choice would be appreciated