Sunday, August 14, 2022

Susan Lea [nee Greenwood] 1929-2022

 Susan Lea died 8 July, 2022, aged 93. She was a model for Sir Norman Hartnell and Sir Hardy Amies, and widow of Robert Francis Gore Lea [1906-94], scion of the Lea baronets.

She was born Susan Greenwood, 23 May, 1929, daughter of John Eric Greenwood [1891-1975], and his wife the former Doris Mary Radford [1897-1973]; and married 3 May, 1956, as his second wife, Robert Francis Gore Lea [born 22 January, 1906], younger son of Sir Thomas Sydney Lea, 2nd Baronet [1867-1946], and his wife the former Mary Ophelia Woodward [1875-1933]; by whom she had a son, [Francis] Rupert Chad Lea [born 2 Nov, 1957].

She was widowed 24 February, 1994.



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