Susan Banks

MILLERTON — Susan Banks, 68, of Burke, N.Y., died unexpectedly Feb. 28, 2013, at her home.She was born in New York City, N.Y., on June, 2, 1944, and was adopted by Dorothy (Anderson) and Donald Banks of Millerton.Susan is survived by her companion of many years, William Murcray of Burke; a daughter, Dorothy Gratton of Burke; two sons, Donald Miller of Millerton and James Lamb of Plattsburgh, N.Y.; her grandchildren, Dorothy, Morgan, Abare and Trenton; her brother, Theodor, and his wife, Gay Banks, of Stuarts Draft, Va., and their children, Lori, Charles and Shane. She was predeceased by her parents.Susan graduated from Webutuck High School in 1962 and received her associate degree from Endicott College in Massachusetts in 1964. She was employed by New York state at Wassaic DDSO until her retirement, and moved to Burke in 1998 to be closer to her children. She enjoyed cooking, baking and spending time with her children and grandchildren, and also time spent at Camp Waubeeka. Calling hours will be held Friday, March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Chateaugay Funeral Home in Chateaugay, N.Y. To offer an online condolence go to

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