Age 86, of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, formerly of Greenwich, CT, died in Lunenburg on Monday, August 1, 2022. Born in Lunenburg on March 4, 1936, she was the daughter of Audrey (Smith) and Wallace Smith.
Susan was educated in Nova Scotia at Lunenburg Academy and Edgehill School and in the United States at the Dana Hall School, Smith College, earning a BA cum laude, and a Master of Business Administration from New York University. While at Smith College, her Junior Year was spent at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. Ever appreciative of her exceptional education, she volunteered over many years working on behalf of her schools and college.
Susan worked at the World Affairs Council in Boston and for the Canadian government at the Boston Consulate General and for the Continuing Education Department of the Greenwich Board of Education.
Susan was always thankful for and proud of her family's involvement in shipbuilding and the development of the fishing industry through High Liners Foods Ltd. Her grandfather was the Smith of Smith and Rhuland which built the original Bluenose, and her mother christened the original schooner.
Susan was predeceased by her brother, David Smith, and her former husband, John Pratt. She is survived by her three sons Tyler (Joan) Pratt of Greenwich, CT; Wesley (Carrie) Pratt of San Anselmo, CA; Derek (Diana) Pratt of New York City; three grandsons, Henry, Stuart, and Charles and one granddaughter, Hadley.
A service to celebrate Susan's life will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2022, at St. John's Anglican Church Lunenburg. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Dana I. Sweeny Funeral Home. Interment will be at Hillcrest Cemetery, Lunenburg.
Memorial Donations may be made to St. John's Anglican Church or to the charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting: www.sweenyfuneralhome.ca