Suzanne Therese O’Brien Griffin, 91, passed away on Thursday,

November 16, 2017, at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice home

surrounded by her loving family. She was born on February 24,

1926 in Buffalo, N.Y., to the late Leo and Helen Rossiter O’Brien.

While raising her children she worked at the former Cowdrick’s

Drug Store, Sylvania and Anderson’s Shurfine Market. She was a

member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, where she was a

member of the church Altar Rosary Society. She married the love

of her life, John Griffin, who survives, on June 14, 1947 in Buffalo,

N.Y., Sue and Jack moved to Warren, PA., in 1951 and raised their

five children. She was the beloved mother to Kathy Couillard,

Saginaw, Michigan, Karen (Tom) Wickstrom, Mertztown, PA.,

Betsy Griffin, Warren, PA., Dan (Mary) Griffin, Mars, PA.,

Michael (Missy) Griffin, Russell, PA., and grandmother to 7

grandchildren and 8 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two

sisters , one brother, her daughter-in-law, Cheryle Griffin,

grandson, Brian Couillard, and son-in-law, Gilbert Couillard.

Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street,

Warren, PA., on Monday, November 20, 2017 from 12:00 Noon

until 1:00 P.M. when a Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted

by Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St.

Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to submit e-mail

condolences may be sent by visiting In lieu of flowers, the family

suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of

Warren County, 1 Main Street, Warren, PA., 16365 or Friends of

the Rouse, 701 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA. 16371 or Holy

Redeemer Church Center Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren,

PA. 16365 or a charity of your choice. The Donald E. Lewis

Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral