It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of long-time Bay Ridge Historical Society Trustee Susan Jane Pulaski. She was a wonderful presence in the Society and in many other organizations. She will be greatly missed. Please keep her and her family in your prayers.
Below is a partial obituary along with information on funeral arrangements. I understand a memorial service is being planned for the near future in Bay Ridge and we will provide additional details as they become available.
Susan Jane Pulaski, age 75, a nearly continuous lifelong resident of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and residing at 7502 Ridge Boulevard, passed away on Sunday morning June 6, 2021 at NYU Langone Hospital (aka Lutheran Medical Center). Her death ended a six year battle with cancer.
Susan was born December 10, 1945, in Brooklyn, to Dorothy Leona Pulaski (Salzmann) from Beecher, Illinois, and Antone Quentin Pulaski, from James Port, Long Island. Susan was confirmed at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and a member of the choir from Cherub to Senior.
She graduated from PS 102 and Fort Hamilton HS where she was an honor student. She went on to major in Math at Ithaca College. Following college she spent a month touring Europe on a 'dollar a day' and later toured Greece.. Her extensive passion was Sailing,
frequently sailing out of Gravesend Bay and participating in races against Sheepshead Bay, Miramar, and other local clubs. Passions included Cross Country Skiing, gardening, hiking, historical residences, giving back to the community, and church.
Her employment resume included most recently Senior Surrogate Court Clerk, Court Assistant at Kings County Family Court, Licensed Sales Agent at Re/Max Metro and Dyker Real Estate, Development Assistant/Program Director at Lutheran Medical Center, Assistant to
President at Pinestone Market Research Group, Executive Administrator at John F. Saldino, architecture firm, Account Executive at World Yacht, Executive Assistant at South Street Seaport Museum, Director of Operations & Sales at Bring Sailing Back, Systems, Coordinator at Ziff-Davis Publishing.
Susan was a very active and long standing member of Brooklyn Community Board District 10 (Bay Ridge-Fort Hamilton-Dyker Heights), the Bay Ridge Conservancy, and previously with the Bay Ridge Historical Society and Councilman Gentile’s Preservation Committee
Susan is survived by her brother Robert Pulaski's family, sister-in-law Caroline Pulaski (Delz), and niece Kristine Elizabeth Pulaski of Westchester, New York.
A funeral will be held at Westchester Funeral Home3, 190 Main St, Eastchester, NY on Sunday June 13, 2021, 12:30PM. She will be interned at Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY.
A funeral will be held at Westchester Funeral Home3, 190 Main St, Eastchester, NY on Sunday June 13, 2021, 12:30PM.
Immediately following she will be transported to Kensico Cemetery, in Valhalla, Westchester County, NY, and interred there. Susan requested those preferring to make a donation, make it to the: AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.