Susan E. (Stone) Wilkish, 75, beloved wife of
Frank Wilkish of Colonial Drive, Ipswich, died
on Christmas in the Lahey Medical Center,
Burlington following her long illness.
Born in Ipswich July 27, 1941, daughter of the
late Daniel W. and Marion A. (Barrett) Stone,
she was raised in Ipswich and was a 1959
graduate of Ipswich High School. As a high
school student, Susan worked at the Ipswich
Library where she continued to work for the next
forty-three years, retiring in 2000 as the
Assistant Librarian. During several of these
years Susan took the required courses in Library
Science at both Harvard Extension and Simmons
She and her husband Frank enjoyed their travels
throughout the US and Europe and Susan and her
sister Mary enjoyed their years of travel to
Coronado, California. She was a long time member
of the United Methodist Church of Ipswich.
Susan will be remembered as a loving and caring
In addition to her dedicated husband of
fifty-one years she is survived by her loving
sister Mary Stone of Boston.
Private arrangements are under the direction of
the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of Ipswich.
Memorial contributions in her name may be made
to the Friends of the Ipswich Library, P.O. Box
157, Ipswich, MA 01938.