Susan Dolph Tinsman died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in the company of her family at Pennswood Village in Newtown, Pa. She was 96. Sue was born in Boise, Idaho, the daughter of the late Margaret Ormsby Davidson Dolph and Clayton Abernathy Davidson. She and her siblings were adopted by Jack Dolph, who they always considered their father. The family moved from Idaho to Pennsylvania, where they settled in Newtown, Bucks County. Sue graduated from Buckingham Friends School, Canoga Park High School in California, and attended the Pasadena Playhouse School of Theater in Los Angeles. Sue met the love of her life, her best friend and husband, the late William Tinsman, Jr., in 1933. They married 10 years later, during World War II, at Newtown Friends Meeting. They settled in Lumberville and during a 66-year marriage, raised five children, and lived a full life of community involvement, ongoing learning, and adventure. She traveled around the world and all over the U.S. and Canada sharing her love of friendship and fellowship wherever she went. Sue worked at the Bucks County Playhouse, the Newtown Ration Board during WWII, and Newtown Title & Trust Company. She said, "Community involvement is the only hope for society." She lived those words was president of the New Hope-Solebury School Board, the Bucks County School Board, and of the Bucks County Intermediate Unit the first woman to preside over these Boards. She considered the idea of an international educational system a firm foundation for peace and the need for more emphasis on basics in early education. She was a member of the Phillips Mills Community Association, chair of the Art Exhibit; member of Solebury Friends Meeting, treasurer for 11 years, and trustee; an opera lover, involved with the Academy of Vocal Arts, Bucks County Opera Association. Her most recent honor was as the president of the Pennswood Village Residents Association. Sue was preceded in death by her husband, Bill; son, Peter; granddaughter, Poppy; and siblings, Ormsby Dolph, Margaret Murfit, Jack Dolph and Edward Dolph. Nester is survived by her children, William E. and wife, Melody Hunt, Thomas F. and wife, Kyle, Patricia A. and husband, Richard Wallace, and James O. and wife, Tisha, 6 grandchildren, 1.5 great-grandchildren and many loved nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Jean Dolph. There will be a celebration of Sue's life at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, at Solebury Friends Meeting, 2680 Sugan Road, Solebury, Pa. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Blackmar Scholarship Fund, Solebury Friends Meeting, P.O. Box 263, Solebury, PA 18963, or the Pennswood Village Fellowship Fund (http://pennswood.org/giving).