Susan Jo McClinchie, 61, of the Vineyard and formerly of Glenshaw, Pa., died May 2 at the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston.

Susan graduated from Shaler High School in 1964 and Carnegie Mellon University in 1968. She received a graduate degree from the University of West Virginia.

She was a food service director for various hospitals in New England.

Survivors include a brother, Alexander McClinchie III and his wife, Molly; a niece, Melanie Carmelite; two nephews, Michael and Mark McClinchie; great-nieces and great-nephews; and a former sister in law, Patricia Porto.

Her parents, Georgia and Alexander McClinchie Jr., predeceased her.

A memorial service of Susan's life will be held in the Federated Church, 45 South Summer street, Edgartown on Sunday following the morning worship service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Federated Church, 45 South Summer street, Edgartown, MA 02539 or the Martha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group, P.O. Box 2214, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568.