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Susan A. Little Olean, NY Susan A. Little, 76, of 417 Paragon Ave., passed away Monday (November 13, 2023) at Absolut Care of Allegany after a brief illness. Born April 3, 1947 in Oswego, she was the daughter of John and Mary Lynch Little. She married James D. “Jim” Beach who predeceased her January 5, 2008. Susan was raised in Nyack where she attended St. Ann’s Parochial School and graduated from Nyack High School. She received her undergraduate degree and her master’s degree, both in English, from St. Bonaventure University. She later earned a master’s degree in counseling while residing in Maine. She began her career in 1970 as an English and Spanish teacher for Allegany High School. For years leading up to her retirement in 2004, she taught 10th grade English and public speaking classes. She served as chair of the English department, as a class advisor, and as a yearbook advisor. Teaching was her first love, and she strove to give her students an impactful learning experience. Susan was an avid reader and enjoyed her cats. She also loved vacationing at the Beach House in Ft. Myers, FL. She is survived by 2 sisters Kathi (Jim) Bradley of Cuba and Meg (Tim) Koen of Land O’ Lakes, FL; 2 brothers Kevin (Beth) Little of Portville and Jon (Jackie) Little of The Villages, FL, and several nieces and nephews. Also holding a special place in her heart are close friends, Bill Fancher and Ken Bailey, both of Olean. At Susan’s request, there are no scheduled services. Memorials may be made to the Cattaraugus County SPCA, 1644 Olean Hinsdale Rd., Olean, NY 14760, the Allegany Public Library, 90 W. Main St., Allegany, NY 14706, or to a charity of the donor’s choice. Arrangements are by Casey, Halwig & Hartle.
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