Since the 1990s Susan has fulfilled her passion for assisting families with creating funeral services that celebrate life. She graduated from Mount Ida College with a degree in funeral service and is a certified funeral celebrant and preplanning consultant. While she knows she cannot make the pain go away, Susan hopes to stir the special memories held within the heart of each family member, making the journey easier for all.
A native of the area, Susan prides herself in knowing many within her community. She has served as president of the Swanzey Lions Club and is a current member of the Keene Elm City Rotary. She is also active in the Chamber of Commerce’s Before and After Hours events.
Susan's favorite pastime is creating special memories with her family. She is an avid golfer and enjoys skiing and relaxing at the beach.
Catherine A Boyd
Catherine (Kat) grew up in Harrisville. She studied at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts, and Keene State College.
Before attending mortuary school, Kat lived in Portsmouth. She managed and drove for taxi companies, eventually co-owning her own transportation company. Kat moved back to the Monadnock region in early 2013 and began an apprenticeship at Fletcher Funeral Home. She completed her associate degree in funeral service and, upon completing her apprenticeship and passing exams, she earned her embalming and funeral director license.
Kat serves on the board of directors for The Samaritans, an organization dedicated to helping those who suffer with contemplating suicide as well as those who have lost loved ones by suicide.
Kat lives in Swanzey with her daughter, significant other, stepdaughter and their boxer, Goober. In her spare time her family attends Renaissance fairs in full costume, goes to concerts and museums and tries new foods.
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