Griffith C. “Griff ” Shelley

May 9, 2021
Griffith C Griff Shelley
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Middlesex- Griffith C. “Griff” Shelley, age 89, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday (May 16th) at 12 noon at the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Overackers Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, NY 14527.

Griff was born on March 9, 1932 in Library, Pennsylvania to the late Carrie Prosser Servati. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Griff was an avid coin collector and belonged to the Ontario County Coin Club. He also had a love for classic cars.

Griff is survived by his sister, Mary Begey; niece Cindy (Tim) Hayden; nephew, Al (Cindy) Servati; as well as several other nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Cooper, his dog and his 3 cats, Goldie, Minnie and Blackey.

A special thank you to his special friends, Wendy and Bill Bassage, and Aimee DeWispelaere McCann for their compassionate care.
Griff was predeceased by his mother, Carrie Servati; step-father, Alfred Servati; his brothers, Alfred R. (Nancy) Servati, Richard Servati and Bill Servati; brother-in-law, John Begey; significant other, Bonnie Albrecht and a nephew, Mark Servati.

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