Susan Marx March, 85, of Englewood, NJ, passed away unexpectedly on February 11, 2018. Born in New Orleans, LA, she moved north to attend Swarthmore College, graduating in 1954 with an honors degree in history. She settled in Teaneck, NJ, where she raised her three children as a single mother while working as the Executive Director of the YWCA in Hackensack, NJ. She also worked with the American Friends Service Committee, United Way, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. She met her second husband, Samuel Gold, in 1981. After retiring, they enjoyed travel, great friends, good books, and spending time with their children and grandchildren. Predeceased by her husband, she is survived by her three children and their spouses: Christopher March and his wife, Blandine Laferrère, of New York, NY; David March and his wife, Carolyn March, of Northampton, MA; and Jocelyn March Dreier and her husband, Marc Dreier, of Ridgewood, NJ. She is also survived by her six beloved grandchildren, Lucie, Kevin, Matthew, Daniel, Emma, and Jason, and by her stepchildren, Anthony Gold and his wife, Carolyn Gold, of Gaithersburg, MD, and Virginia Gold and her husband, John Wilkes, of Port Liberte, NJ. She will be remembered for her devotion to family, her passion for social service, her generosity, and her sharp intelligence.
There will be a private gathering at her home to honor her memory.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Center for Food Action, 192 W. Demarest Avenue, Englewood, NJ 07631.
Published in The Record/Herald News from Feb. 14 to Feb. 16, 2018.