Susan Emmons Obituary

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Susan Cohen Emmons

July 9, 1953 - March 26, 2016
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Susan Cohen Emmons passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, March 25th, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Susan was born in Atlanta on July 9th, 1953 and was raised in Buckhead. She attended Margaret Mitchell Elementary School and The Lovett School. Susan spent her college years in Boulder at The University of Colorado and then returned to Atlanta to attend Emory Law School. Susan had a successful career as an attorney and, later in her life, as a middle school and high school girl's basketball coach for various private schools in the Atlanta area. Susan lived an admirable and inspiring life as an athlete, a reader, and a lover of...
Susan Cohen Emmons passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, March 25th, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. Susan was born in Atlanta on July 9th, 1953 and was raised in Buckhead. She attended Margaret Mitchell Elementary School and The Lovett School. Susan spent her college years in Boulder at The University of Colorado and then returned to Atlanta to attend Emory Law School. Susan had a successful career as an attorney and, later in her life, as a middle school and high school girl's basketball coach for various private schools in the Atlanta area. Susan lived an admirable and inspiring life as an athlete, a reader, and a lover of all things outdoors--especially summer camp. Her proudest moments were those that involved the successes of the young people in her life--as a coach, as a volunteer, and as a mother.

Susan is survived and celebrated by her husband, Peter Ribeiro Emmons; her two daughters, Lane Cohen Emmons (28) and Ricky Cohen Emmons (25); her sister, Mary Ann Kaplan and her father, Herbert Cohen. Susan was preceded in death by her mother, Jean Aronstam Cohen and her brother, Bruce Cohen. Her family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations are made to either The Galloway School (www.gallowayschool.org) or Circle Camps for Grieving Children (circlecamps.org). Susan was an integral part of both of these organizations and truly believed in each of their missions and philosophies. Any and all contributions are very much appreciated. A memorial service will be held Monday, March 28 at 2 o'clock at The Temple, 1589 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. Online condolences may be made at hmpattersonspringhill.com.

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"Dear Peter, I don't know if you remember me but I have thought of you both so very often. Tried finding Susan on line for years but stupid me, I forgot her..." Ellen Ring (Sheffield, MA)

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