Susan Griffith Pykosz

September 11, 2018

COTUIT - Susan C. (Griffith) Pykosz passed away on Tuesday September 11, 2018 after a brief illness. Susan was 60 years old. Born in California in 1957 she spent her early childhood years there. Her family moved to Fairhaven, MA where she went on to graduate from Fairhaven High School in 1976 and to Northeastern University where she obtained her B.A in computer science. Sue was a lover of the beach where she found peace and solitude and always looked forward to her annual trip to St. Martin where she and her husband met many people who went on to became lifelong friends. An avid cook and animal lover she always looked out for and cared for others, very thoughtful, caring and generous putting others before herself. A lover of cats which she was deeply fond of, whom all were rescued from the local pounds. Sue spent her career in the Electric Utility Industry first with New Bedford Gas and Edison on to Commonwealth Electric and finishing her career with IBM as a software programmer. She leaves her husband Christopher, brothers James Griffith of Nevada, John Griffith, Jeff Griffith and partner Arlene of Arizona, brothers-in-law David Pykosz and wife Stacia of Salem, MA, Brian Pykosz of Hyannis and her very dear Aunt Bette Huyser of Nantucket along with several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews. A graveside service will be held October 20, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Mosswood Cemetery on Putnam Avenue in Cotuit. No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. Donations in Susan’s name if you wish may be made to: Dana Farber Cancer Institute 10 Brookline Place West 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445 or The Centerville MSPCA 1577 Falmouth Road Centerville, MA 02632. For on-line condolences visit

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