Susan M. Courtney 93, of New Smyrna Beach died peacefully on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at her home with her daughter and caregiver by her side. Susan was born June 12, 1918 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Jennie and Martin Maumee. She grew up in the Pittsburgh area and married Nicholas T. Courtney in 1942. Together they built the WEMCO Crane and Manufacturing Company. In 1983 Susan became a winter resident of New Smyrna Beach. She loved the little beach town so much she became a fulltime residents in 1986. Susan was a person of Classic Style, a talented pianist and a brilliant seamstress that could make any rag look beautiful. She was a member of Coronado Community United Methodist Church. Susan was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas in 1976. She is survived by her daughter, Susan and son-in-law, James Ignelzi of Columbus, OH and three adored granddaughters, Courtney, Ashleigh and Ryann. In lieu of flowers donation may be made to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flaglaer. A Life Celebration will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, 3800 Woodbrair Trial, Port Orange, FL 32129
A Life Celebration will be held at a later date.