Madrid—Susan L. Cushman, 66 of 1226 County Rt. 31, Lisbon died Thursday afternoon (February 20, 2013) at Fletcher Allen Medical Center in Burlington, VT. Family and friends are invited to call Saturday evening from 6 to 8 pm, (February 23, 2013) at the Phillips Memorial Home, Madrid. Funeral services for Susan will be held Sunday (February 24, 2013) at 3:00 pm at the funeral home with Rev. Phil Jaycox officiating. Interment will be in Madrid Cemetery in the spring. Following the funeral services everyone is invited to the ScotchPresbyterian Church Fellowship Hall in Chipman for fellowship and refreshments. Surviving Susan is her beloved sons Michael and wife Kristine Cushman of Watertown and Mark Cushman of Lisbon, her grandchildren, Kyle, Zachary and Dylan Cushman, Gabrelle Sanders and Ashley Carr, also six great grandchildren. Susan is survived by her two brothers John Hobkirk of Lisbon NY; and Robert Hobkirk of Oneonta NY; along with several nieces and nephews. Susan was born in Ogdensburg on September 23, 1946 the daughter of Bernard and Leah (North) Hobkirk. She graduated with an Associate degree from SUNY at Canton and Bachelors from SUNY Potsdam. Susan was a secretary for Tenant Electric in Potsdam for several years until entering the US Air Force in Tucson, AZ. Following her honorable discharge at Eglin Air Force Base FL, Susan was employed by the Canton-Potsdam Hospital as executive secretary for the administrative office. She retired from the Canton Housing Authority as Director of Enriched Housing. She was a long time member of the Christian Fellowship Center and also a member of the Canton Rotary club. Memories and condolences may be left for the family at


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