Susan Mary Armata, 63, of West Stockbridge

She finished her career at Foresight Land Services in Pittsfield, where she worked for more than 20 years until her retirement in 2018.

Susan Mary Armata, 63, of West Stockbridge passed away Aug. 28, 2020. She was born April 17, 1957, in Adams, daughter of the late Edward J. and Jane F. (Biros) Armata. She was a 1975 graduate of Hoosac Valley High School. She continued her education, receiving her bachelor’s degree in accounting from the former North Adams State College in 1979.

Susan worked at the former Adams Bakery, and at Flynn Volkswagen in Pittsfield. She finished her career at Foresight Land Services in Pittsfield, where she worked for more than 20 years until her retirement in 2018. She married the love of her life, Donald Young. They were together from 1993 until his passing on May 9, 2020. Susan loved the beach. She loved to ski and enjoyed traveling. Susan was a passionate cat lover. She enjoyed music and attending the opera. Susan had a gift of beautiful handwriting. She was a gentle soul with the kindest heart. Her family members love her and will never forget her.

Susan is survived by brothers Peter (Barbara) Armata of Adams, and Paul (Judy) Armata of North Adams; and one sister, Maryann Armata of Colorado Springs, Colorado. One brother predeceased her: Michael (Paula) Armata. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

In keeping with Susan’s wishes, there are no calling hours, and a graveside service will take place at a later time. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy in Susan’s memory may be made to the Humane Society in care of the BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.