Obituary of Susan Price Lang
The mayor of the Dewittshire neighborhood, Susan Price Lang, was peacefully called home on January 16, 2017 at Prescott House nursing home in North Andover, MA, with family by her side. Born June 17, 1933 to Everett B. and Muriel Weatherhead Price, Susan lived in the home her parents built in 1936 until last year, when she moved to Massachusetts to be closer to family and to her favorite baseball team, the Red Sox.
Susan attended Keuka College and worked at Edwards Department Store, where she met her late husband, Herb, with whom she shared 37 years of marriage until his passing in 2013. For many years, Susan and Herb hosted the neighborhood Fourth of July party, their home the hub of local social events.
Susan enjoyed tending to her beautiful gardens, watching birds and wildlife in her backyard, baking macoun apple pies, and sharing stories about growing up in a little slice of heaven and her big brother’s antics there. Susan was very social and had an amazing memory for every person that ever lived in Dewittshire. She was the aunt that colored the Easter eggs with her nieces and nephews, and the great Aunt who loved watching her grandnieces and nephews have boat races and play in the brook behind her home. Susan was the ultimate caregiver, caring for both her parents and then her husband in their home before they passed.
Susan was a dear soul with great wit and spunk. Although she missed her home of 80 years after moving to Massachusetts, she was thankful not to have to cook or clean and appreciated being closer to her brother, Peter, and her family.
Susan is survived by her brother, Peter and wife, Suzanne, of Andover, MA; her nieces and nephews: Jackie P. Griffin, Peter E. Price Jr., George W. Price, and Jennifer P. Timpko; and her grandnieces and nephews: Holly, Peter, Gus , Emma, George, Jared, and Nathaniel.
A graveside service will take place April 29 at 10 am at Dewitt cemetery with arrangements by Fairchild and Meech. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Dewitt Fire Department.
Susan's family extends a special thank you to Ginny and Fritz Parker for their lifelong friendship, kindness, and care for Susan. The Dewittshire neighborhood is a wonderful and caring community where Susan was blessed to live for 80 years and where she has returned to rest. It is a little slice of heaven, for sure. You are home now dear Susan. You are home. Please share condolences at www.fairchildmeech.com