SARATOGA SPRINGS — Susan A. Cherry, 63, passed away at Saratoga Hospital Monday, February 17 with her loving son and brother by her side.
Born August 28, 1950, in Glens Falls, she was the daughter of the late Kenneth and Rena (Colomb) Drake.
Susan was retired from Verizon, where she worked as a customer relations representative, and worked part time as an assigner for a local communication company in retirement. Susan's recreational activities included boating, swimming and visiting her favorite casinos.
Susan was predeceased by her beloved husband of 27 years, Malcolm Cherry.
Survivors include her son, Christopher Drake of Saratoga Springs; brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth and Virginia Drake of Oneida; two stepsons, Gregory and Wayne Cherry of Saratoga Springs, two nephews, two nieces and several cousins.
At Susan’s request, there will be no calling hours and burial at Greenridge Cemetery will be private at the convenience of the family.
The family would like to thank Dr. Rodney Ying, Pulmonary Medicine, and the nurses of the Intensive Care Unit at Saratoga Hospital for the care and compassion they displayed during Susan’s stay in the hospital.
Donations can be made to Saratoga Hospital Foundation, 211 Church Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. The 2013-14 Annual Campaign is raising money for a new Intensive Care Unit.
Arrangements are under the direction of William J. Burke & Sons/Bussing and Cunniff Funerral Homes, 628N. Broadway, Saratoga springs, 584-5373.
Online remembrances may be made at www.burkefuneralhome.com.