Scrima Susanne Kay Scrima, age 58, of Tampa, FL, formerly of Arlington, VA, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014. Born June 14 in Canton, Ohio to Phillip (deceased) and Velma Scrima. A graduate of St. Thomas Aquinas, Louisville, Ohio. She was employed by New York Life Insurance Company Office of Governmental Affairs in Washington, DC where she worked as Chief of Staff/Sr. Executive Assistant. Preceded in death by father Phillip Scrima. Survived by her mother, Velma (Zirpolo) Scrima; sister and brother in-law, Joanne and Ron Simmons of Galena, Ohio; sister, Elaine Scrima and Heidi Barnhart of Tampa, FL; nephew, Joseph (Andrea) Simmons of Galena, Ohio; great niece, Rossi Susanne Simmons of Galena, Ohio; aunt and uncle (godparents), Theresa and Philip Alonzo of Louisville, Ohio; and uncle and aunt, Louis (Jean) Scrima of Canton, Ohio; as well as numerous cousins; dear friends, George (Cynthia) Nichols III and their children, Courtney, Jessie and George IV of Potomac, Maryland. A special thanks to her Florida family Kristi Poore, Karen Steib, Donna Lusczynski and Velvet Merritt who embraced Sue, stood by her throughout her life in Florida and supported Elaine and Heidi. She was a passionate, loving sister, aunt and friend who always put herself ahead of others. She will be greatly missed by all. A celebration of Sue's life will be held at the ROSSI FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, July 19. Family and friends will be received from 9-10 a.m. followed by a service by Father Bishop at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation in Sue's name.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 16 to July 17, 2014
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