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“Lois and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. We have many happy memories of our get-togethers at Kate and Clarence's in...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Janet Fazekas - Childersburg, AL

“Lois, Gordon , and Eileen. I am so sorry for your loss. No words can express my condolences. Mr.Griggs will be fondly remembered from our childhood....Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Mary Jo (Reay) Ferrell - Newark, OH

“Myself and many other EMS personnel initiated our careers by starting out in the professional, kind, and very supportive atmosphere, that Clair and...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Dave Plute - Granville, OH

“A wonderful man, who ran a wonderful company. My step-father, George was a member of his "Company family" for years. They treated him like gold. ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Howard - Pataskala, OH

“Lois, Eileen, and Amanda,I'm so sorry I could not be there. The community has lost a good man, and you have lost a great husband, father, and...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Always a smile...always a good word...and always so much love for his family. We will miss you! Love, Bea and Dick ”
6 of 23 | Posted by: beatrice Wolper - Columbus, OH

“Eileen, Amanda and family. Sorry for your loss. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Aunt pam/Aunt Paula Holman/Stimel - OH

“Our condolences to the Griggs family. Clair was an icon in the Ohio EMS world. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Douglas Walters - Westerville, OH

“Eileen, Lois and family, sorry for to here about Clair. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. God be with you. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Jim Tyler - Newark, OH

“I worked closely with Clair at Courtesy Ambulance back in the mid 1980's when they were still located on S. 3rd Street. Clair was extremely dedicated...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Greg Keeler - Granville, OH

“Lois,Gordon and Eileen,we were saddened to ear of Clair`s passing. I remember him as a quiet and kind man. Prayers and hugs to you all. Mike and...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Lois, Gordon and Eileen, Clair was one of a kind, he will be missed by many, prayers and hugs Pat Collins Mong ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Pat Collins-Mong - columbus, OH

“What a true loss to the community! He certainly left a wonderful legacy. Hoping & praying for peace for family during this time. Brett & Shawn Fiora ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Brett & Shawn Fiora - NC

“Lois, Gordon & Eileen, So sorry for your loss. Clair was truly one of the kindest and most dedicated people I have ever had the privilege to know. ...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Sara Dernberger - Newark, OH

“Growing up in the same Newark neighborhood that the Griggs family lived in, I have fond memories of fun things we did like the Halloween parties Lois...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Debbie Myers - Newark, OH

“My deepest sympathies to Lois and the entire Griggs / Dungeon family. It was an honor and privledge to work for you. I'M glad i was part of your dash...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Mark Dieterich - Pataskala, OH

“I am so proud of my uncle. He made an impact in so many people's lives. What a complete life he had. I will miss him tremendously. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Michael Karberg - austin, TX

“It was my honor to meet Clair and the Griggs family in the late 70's as an employee and left as a pseudo family member. Every encounter was meet...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Harold and Brenda Williams - OH

“Our deepest sympathy to the entire family. I will always affectionately think of him as "Clair bear"!!! Duane and Jan Boring ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Jan Boring - Newark, OH

“I will miss you Clair. You and Lois always had a huge heart! I really enjoy our chats we use to have. I know God has a special place for you. My...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: Jaime Ray-Schaefer - Millersport, OH

“It was always a pleasure working for you Clair. Our deepest sympathies. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Justin and Miki McLaughlin - OH

“Your compassion for the citizens will live on. Many wonderful memories shared with you over the years. Rest in peace Sir. ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Krista Slone-sidwell - Lancaster, OH

“Deepest sympathy to the family for this great loss.There is a depth of compassion felt for you. The strength from God can sustain you through this...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: The Lewises


CLAIR GRIGGS of Newark, OH died March 17, 2017 at the age of 90. He and his wife, Lois, established Courtesy Ambulance and Courtesy Funeral Livery in 1971. He graduated from Cleveland Mortuary College in 1954 and was a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, where he had been recognized for holding a funeral director license for over 50 years.