Susanne D. Leddy

Susanne D. Leddy

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. - Susanne D. Leddy, 70, of Pompano Beach, Florida, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, in Rye, New Hampshire.

She was born in Concord, New Hampshire, on March 8, 1942, the daughter of William M. and Mary F. (Hallinan) Cook. Susanne was a graduate of Penacook High School, Class of 1960 and attended Mount Saint Mary College in Hooksett.

Susanne owned and operated ABC Communications from 1980 until 1990 and also helped establish Work Opportunities Unlimited in 1982.

She volunteered for local literacy programs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast. She was an avid card player, enjoyed boating in Florida, and spending time on Pawtuckaway Lake.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Joseph C. Leddy; daughter, Mary M. Leddy and her husband, Steven Salmonsen of Rye; son, Joseph C. Leddy, Jr. and his wife, Lyn of Greenland; three grandchildren, Layne, Jake, and Reece Leddy all of Greenland; siblings, Nancy Hamm of Medway, Mass., Patricia Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi, Marylyn Woodbury of Goffstown, William M. Cook, Jr. of Boscawen, and John Cook of Belmont; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her sister, Sally Cummings.

Services: Memorial visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at the J. Verne Wood Funeral Home-Buckminster Chapel, 84 Broad Street, Portsmouth. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, January 7, 2013 at Saint Theresa Church, 815 Central Road, Rye, N.H. Friends are invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Seacoast, 4 Greenleaf Woods Drive, #201, Portsmouth, N.H. 03801. Please visit: to sign the online guest book, send a private condolence, gift or sympathy card.

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Funeral Home

J. Verne Wood Funeral Home
84 Broad Street  Portsmouth, NH 03801
(603) 436-1702

Published in Fosters from Jan. 4 to Jan. 7, 2013