Susan was born In Wilmington, Delaware. She was one of six children and was educated in Wilmington public schools. She received an AA Degree from Widener University and held several clerical positions in the insurance and banking industries. For the past several years she has been caring for her father. Susan spent many happy hours cooking and baking. She loved board games and puzzles of any kind. She was an avid reader and had a prodigious interest in and knowledge of English history.

Susan died at home on Thursday, Nov 22 after a brief illness. She was predeceased by her mother, Shirley Polleck Pletz and her brother, David. She is survived by her four siblings; Phyllis “Pep”, James (Ellen), Dean and Meg (David) Hulburt. Also left to cherish her memory are her beloved nieces and nephews, Brian (Adrianne), Amy (Justin) Hicks, Sarah (Nate) Staley, Christie, and Jacob and Sam Hulburt; and great nieces and nephews, Kayleigh and Alex Pletz and Savannah Staley.

The family wishes to acknowledge the excellent care Susan received from Christiana Care, The Helen Graham Center and Compassionate Care. We are also grateful for the tender transportation she received from the Brandywine Hundred Fire Company Ambulance Service.

A funeral service will be held at 7:30 PM at the McCrery and Harra Funeral Home, 3924 Concord Pike, Wilmington on Wednesday November 28th, where friends may greet the family from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Claymont Library or Brandywine Hundred Fire Company Ambulance Service.