John Chadwick Griffith

April 11, 1928 ~ August 11, 2021 (age 93)



John Chadwick Griffith of Quogue died peacefully on August 11, 2021 at the age of 93.

Mr. Griffith graduated from Dartmouth College and went on to study economics at Princeton University. He was a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State in Washington D.C. Mr. Griffith served overseas at the U.S. Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, the U.S. Consulate General in Bombay, India, and the U.S. Embassy in Oslo, Norway. He was the economic counselor while serving in India and Norway. In addition, Mr. Griffith was the desk officer for Canada, England, the Caribbean, and the United Nations.

Upon his retirement from the Department of State, Mr. Griffith moved to Quogue, NY where he worked as the building and zone administrator for the Village of Quogue for several years. He was also chairman of buildings and grounds at the Church of the Atonement for over 30 years.

Mr. Griffith is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jane; children Sandra Clinton Griffith, John Chadwick Griffith, Jr. (Michiko), Ann Griffith O’Connor; and four grandchildren, Shena, Brooks, Zephyr, and Sky.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 19 at the Church of the Atonement in Quogue at 11 A.M.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Quogue Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 209, Quogue, NY 11959.

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Memorial Service
August 19, 2021

11:00 AM
Church of the Atonement
17 Quogue St
Quogue, NY 11959

Burial of Cremains
August 19, 2021

12:30 PM
Quogue Cemetery
58 Lamb Avenue
Quogue, NY 11959

Private Cremation

Mount Pleasant Cemetery
1 Old Cemetery Rd
Center Moriches, NY 11934

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