Suzanne Brenner Haslam

Suzanne Lynn Brenner Haslam

Ocean City—Suzanne Lynn Brenner Haslam, age 62 of Ocean City, MD passed away on Monday December 24th at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, MD. "Sue" is the daughter of Col. Robert N. Brenner, Jr, USA, Ret. of Berlin, MD and Patricia Z. Brenner of Ocean City, MD. She is survived by her brother Robert (Rob) N. Brenner, III, a sister-in-law, Kimberley A. Brenner and her niece, Summer J. Brenner, and her faithful canine companion, "BB".

Sue was born in Williamsport, PA. Prior to moving to Worcester County over 30 years ago, Sue resided in Baltimore County. She graduated from Dulaney High School, and Catonsville Community College. She spent several years in corporate marketing, prior to opening, and operating a retail business, One Plus One, in Cockeysville, MD

She owned and operated her own business, Haslam Resort Realty and was its Broker. In addition to marketing real estate, managing condominiums for condominium associations and rental properties, Sue was an Associate Broker with Prudential/Penfed Realty.

Her energy, enthusiasm, leadership, community activism and her commitment to excellence lead to many recognitions among which was being named Coastal Association of Realtor's Realtor of the Year. She was a past President of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce, and served on their Board for a number of years. She maintained membership and active participation in a great many professional and civic organizations including Coastal Association of Realtors and Greater Ocean City Association of Realtors for over 20 years, including serving on their Boards, and Chairing many of their Committees.

Sue's zest for life, and desire to contribute to making the world a better place saw her devoting her time, her energy and volunteerism to family, friends and her community. Yet, she managed her time so as to pursue her love of learning and self- improvement, swimming, horseback riding, vintage collectibles, and the adventure of traveling.

God blessed this Girl Scout with many gifts and talents, among which was her positive attitude, her kind and generous nature, which through word and deed, set an example for us all!

A memorable service is planned for 16 February. Details will be available in the next several weeks.

At Sue's request, in lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Worcester County Humane Society, PO Box 48, Berlin, MD 21842.

Arrangements were in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

Funeral Home

Burbage Funeral Home - Berlin
108 William Street Berlin, MD 21811
(410) 641-2111

Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 4, 2013