MIDDLEBURG, FL — The family of Kenneth Mara sadly announces the sudden death of Susan Edith Walsh Mara on Thursday, September 3, 2020. She was born on May 3, 1953 in Glens Falls, the daughter of the late Edward S. and Leone (Smith) Walsh.
Sue graduated from Caroline Street Elementary School in Saratoga Springs in 1966, Waterloo Middle School in Laurel, Maryland in 1968, Queensbury High School in 1971, Adirondack College in Queensbury in 1973 with a degree in accounting. Her love of the Saratoga Springs area included her wonderful “Gram,” Violet Walsh.
Sue was employed by the First Union Bank in Naples, FL for thirty years as a mortgage loan officer retiring in 2005. After her retirement she volunteered her time, talents and enterprise helping her husband Ken teach at Walker Elementary School in Crestview, FL.
Sue met her husband and best friend Ken on a connecting flight from Florida to New York and Rhode Island. The rest was history. She is best known as being an amazing wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She was devoted to her pets’ care, which included cooking their meals. Her love for the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots knew no bounds, with sincere admiration for Tom Brady. She also admired Tigger because he bounced.
Survivors include her husband of 32 years, Kenneth Mara, one Daughter, Amanda Sconiersof DeFuniak Springs, FL, one son, Michael Patrick Mara of Santa Rosa Beach, FL, two grandchildren, Kennedy and Glen Edward Sconiers, one brother, Robert E. Walsh of Brandon, VT, several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.