A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 1, 2011 at St. Maryï¿½s Church with Fr. Bernard R. Schmalzried officiating, preceded by closing prayers to be said at 9:20 a.m. at Lane Funeral Homes Roberts Clark Chapel for Susan Pico, 59, of Niles, who passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. in her home following a lengthy illness. Susan was born on August 27, 1951 in Rochester, Pennsylvania and grew up in East Liverpool, Ohio, where she graduated from St. Aloysuis Grade School and later from East Liverpool High School in 1969. Susan then attended Kent State University and later graduated from Youngstown State University with a degree in finance. Professionally, Susan enjoyed a successful career as a commercial lender and bank executive for various area banking institutions. After a 26 year career in banking, she opened her own financial advising business, which served local residents and attorneys. Later she served as the Executive Director of Senior Rights and Advocacy in Warren. Susan was also a devoted volunteer who belonged to and served on the boards of numerous organizations such as Warren Junior Womanï¿½s League, The Solace Center, The Warren Library Association (Sutliff Museum), Federated City Women, and Federated Democratic Women of Ohio. She was also involved as the scorekeeper and ï¿½Team Momï¿½ for her daughterï¿½s softball teams. She was a constant motivating force for her daughter and her teammates, especially during Valley Extreme Redï¿½s 2007 PONY National Title, and John F. Kennedyï¿½s 2008 Regional Championship and State final four appearance. Susan is survived by her husband, Atty. John (Jack) Pico; her daughter, Rachel Pico; her mother, Delores Satow of East Liverpool (her father Raymond Satow is deceased); her sisters, Amy (Tom) Scheehle and Barbara Imes; her mother-in-law, Nancy (Elaine) Rankin; and 12 nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and family from 4-8 pm Sunday at the Roberts Clark Funeral Chapel. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to MVI Hospice Care in Susanï¿½s name.