Brad William Giffin of Chadds Ford

Brad William Giffin, 26, of Chadds Ford, died at his home on Tuesday, Feb.20. He was born May 9, 1991 at Riddle Memorial Hospital in Media; the son of Robert William Giffin and Linda Louise (Buck) Giffin. He attended Kennett High School and graduated in 2010. Following high school, he studied at Kutztown University.

Brad William Giffin

Brad was an avid fan of all things sports, including football, baseball, basketball, and hockey. He was always prepared to discuss his favorite teams and had all his favorite players stats ready to fire. He enjoyed watching and keeping up with his favorite sports teams, playing video games, outdoor activities, spending time with his friends, traveling, and his beloved pets growing up. He played on several sports teams, beginning with little league baseball, basketball and football. His friends, family, and those closest to him will remember his infectious smile and laugh, as well as his caring and gentle demeanor. He did his best to help friends when they needed it, and as such, has deeply impacted the lives of so many around him. He deeply loved and cared for his girlfriend Kristy McLaughlin, whom he always spoke of in the highest regard.

Brad is survived by his father, Robert William Giffin of Kennett Square; mother, Michele

Crowley Giffin of Kennett Square; brother, David Justin Giffin of Baltimore, Md.;

grandmother, Dorothy Jean Grande of Kennett Square; Aunt, Donna Jean Giffin of Brookhaven; half-sister Victoria Brandenstein of California; half-brother John Arnold of Florida; step-sister Nicole Barakat of South Carolina; step-brother Michael Barakat of Washington; and step-brother David Barakat (Linda) of Maryland. He is also survived by his girlfriend, Kristy McLaughlin of Landenberg, in addition to many cousins, close friends and family members. The family would also like to acknowledge Brad’s “second family” Joanne, Keith, Brad and Jamie Smith. Brad was predeceased by his mother, Linda Louise (Buck) Giffin and his Uncle, Steven Giffin.

You are invited to visit with Brad’s family and friends from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, March 2, at Kuzo & Grieco Funeral Home Inc. (610-444-4116) 250 W. State St. Kennett Square, PA 19348. A service celebrating his life will follow at 12 Noon. Interment will be held privately. Contributions in his memory may be made to KAU Little League 873 East Baltimore Pike, PMB 472 Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348. To view his online tribute and to share a memory with his family, please visit

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