Susanne "Sue" Shuford|
Susanne (Sue) Shuford of Hendersonville, NC went to be with her heavenly Father on March 14, 2013 after a lengthy struggle with MS.
Sue was born in Corning, NY to Edward and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Bonicave, June 5, 1941. She graduated from Bradford (NY) Central School in 1959; worked at the former Corning Glass Works, now Corning Inc. Later, she worked in Hammondsport at Shaw Insurance Agency before opening her own fabric shop. In 1989, she moved to Hendersonville to take a position as manager of the fabric department in the newly opened Walmart. She was a skilled quilter and crafter, leaving a legacy for all those who received one of her creations.
Sue was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her beloved best friend and husband, Philip Shuford; daughter Jacqueline (Mark) Mueller; son Steve (Jody) Dunning; son Scott Dunning; Grandchildren Jessica Mueller, Mark Mueller, Jr, Sara Mueller, Maddie Rose Dunning, Asher Dunning, Frederick Dunning; sisters Priscilla Price of Nelson, PA, Jule White of Winston-Salem, NC, Elaine (Gary) Pruyn of Hammondsport, NY, and Martha (Edwin) Ober of Bath, NY; brothers Edward (Carol) Bonicave and Barney (Donna) Bonicave, both of Bath, NY; several nieces and nephews and cousins; sister in law Linda (Luther) Sayles.
Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Thos. Shepherd's Church Street Chapel, followed by a short graveside service at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends the evening before, Monday, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
In Lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the MS Society of Charlotte. http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/nct/donate/tributes-and-memorials
Greater Carolinas Chapter, 9771-A Southern Pine Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28273.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2013