On the evening of March 11, 2016, Susan Griffin Senie passed away peacefully at her home in Meadow Ridge in Redding, Conn. She was 85 years old.
She was born in New York City on Jan. 19, 1931, to Lucille Matthews Griffin and Gerald Griffin. When she was 14 years old her family moved to Westport, Conn. She graduated from Staples High School and attended the University of Bridgeport. Susan married attorney Alan H. Senie in 1951 at the Westport Women’s Club. Together they raised four children: Matthew, Christopher, Kathryn (K.C.) and Allyson. They lived more than 50 years on the shores of the Saugatuck River, first at Burritt’s Landing and later at Saugatuck Shores.