Orford, NH-Susan Ann (Wilson) Durkee, 73, of Rte. #10 passed away March 31, 2020, on her 24th wedding anniversary, after a long illness.
She was born November 5, 1946 in Bay Shore, Long Island, New York the daughter of George and Mildred (Andreason) Wilson. She was raised in Smithtown, NY until 1959 when the family moved to Orford. Mrs. Durkee was a graduate of Orford High School and had worked at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for 27 years. In retirement she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends. She enjoyed soap operas, her two dogs, and traveling with her husband.
Survivors include her husband, James Durkee, of 37 years, a daughter, Amy and Brent Forward of Lyme, NH, a son, William and Janet Tuttle of Norwich, VT, a step-daughter, Mary Audette of Plainfield, NH, seven grandchildren, a niece and cousins. She is also survived by four life-long friends, Donna, Miriam, Gloria, and Tina. She was predeceased by two brothers, George and James Wilson.
The family would like to thank all the critical care ICU nurses and doctors at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for her excellent care. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Hale Funeral Home of Bradford, VT is handling arrangements.
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