Susannah  Wright Volpicelli, 85, of Darien, died March 15, 2015.  She was born in Chappaqua, N.Y. on Feb. 10, 1930.  Suzy graduated from Horace Mann School and received a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University.

She was married to Louis Joseph Volpicelli on October 30, 1953. Mrs. Volpicelli had a career in television and advertising working for J. Walter Thompson as a talent agent, supplementing her income as a hand model for Kraft Foods.

With the birth of her first and only child Elizabeth, she became a full time wife and mother which she believed was her greatest achievement. Mrs. Volpicelli had an incredible passion for animals, books, flowers and needlepoint.

She was survived by her husband, Louis, her loving daughter Elizabeth, her son-in-law Robert Prazmark and her four grandchildren Lauren Ready, Michael Prazmark, Sarah Prazmark and Katie Prazmark.

A service will be held between10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, March 21, at the Gallagher Funeral Home in Greenwich. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked contributions be made to local ASPCA’s.