Susan Snyder Wright, 53, of Stamford, died Tuesday evening, Dec. 16, 2008, at Bassett Hospital, Cooper-stown.
She was born in Margaretville December 17, 1954, the daughter of Everett and Esther Finch Snyder.
She graduated from Roxbury Central School in 1973.
At one time she had a business known as “Filly Express,” transporting animals. She served as an EMT with the Stamford Fire Department; had been a bus driver for the South Kortright Central School and was employed by Cooperstown Medical Transport. She had been a cook in several area restaurants including the Prattsville Diner.
Susan had been the organist in the Methodist Church in Grand Gorge for approximately 24 years. Her most recent employment was at the Kirkside Adult Home in Roxbury as activities director. She was gifted at catering and enjoyed surprising people who celebrated special occasions by efficiently arranging parties. She was adept in making wedding cakes.
Susan enjoyed raising goats and loved animals of all kinds. She was a person who would lend a hand to anyone who needed it and was well-known in the surrounding areas.
Surviving are three sons, Dwayne Wright, Roxbury, Scott Wright and companion, Ashley Scobie, DeLancey and Danny Wright and companion, Amanda Schuman, Stamford; two daughters, Veronica (Ronnie) Sue Wright, Stamford and Jaime Bouck and husband, Kenneth, Central Bridge; four grandchildren, Hayley Wright, Hunter and Darren Bouck and Lindsey Wright; her mother, Esther Snyder, Roxbury; a brother and sister-in-law, Vincent and Anne Snyder, Roxbury; a sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Robert Payne, Hobart; her former husband, Byron Wright, DeLancey; half sisters, Barbara Losee, Denver, Tricia Davis, Grand Gorge and Evette Garafolo, Grand Gorge. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
She was predeceased by her father, Everett Snyder, Feb. 15, 2003.
Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at the United Methodist Church in Grand Gorge with the Rev. Dottie Morris, officiating.
Burial was in the Roxbury Cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.