CHARLOTTE - Susan Cochcroft Newton, 66, passed away April 22, 2013, at her home in Charlotte.
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She was born June 21, 1946, in Newberry, S.C., to the late Dr. Roy L. Cochcroft and Lucy Boozer Cochcroft.
Susan received her B.S. in Nursing from Lenoir Rhyne College in May of 1970 and practiced as a Registered Nurse for 41 years.
She worked in Charlotte for Presbyterian Hospital from 1993-2011.
Susan is survived by her husband, William E. Newton of Charlotte; son, Matthew Newton of Charlotte; daughter, Paige Newton Prichard of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Raleigh Prichard and Carter Prichard; brothers, Douglas P. Cochcroft and Roy L. Cochcroft, Jr. (Ronny). Susan is preceded in death by her father, Dr. Roy L. Cochcroft; mother, Lucy B. Cochcroft; brothers, Stephen Cochcroft and Michael Cochcroft.
A graveside service to celebrate her life will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Bessemer City Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. A.A. Bailey officiating.
The family is requesting that everyone in attendance please bring fresh cut flowers from their own gardens to be left at the graveside.
Memorials may be made to Hospice, 1420 E. Seventh St. Charlotte, NC 28204 or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at www.themmrf.org. To offer condolences, please visit www.siskbutler.com.
Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services, Bessemer City.
Sisk-Butler Funeral Home
PO Box 366
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Published in Gaston Gazette on May 2, 2013