Susi (Shockey) Maryalice (Shockey) Susi, died on Thursday February 27, 2014 at Kobacker House. She was born in Bexley (OH) on June 11, 1929 to the late Rufus and Lora (Tagg) Shockey. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother James Shockey and his wives Jean and Donna. Maryalice is a graduate of The Ohio State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Guidance. While an undergraduate, she served as president of Delta Omigron Honorary Music Sorority. She had a wonderful, rewarding and fulfilling career as a teacher of orchestral strings for the Mt. Vernon (OH) and Dublin school systems and as an English teacher for the Ohio School for the Deaf. As a violinist and violist, she was a member of the Columbus Symphony, Westerville Civic Symphony, Central Ohio Symphony, The Capital University Community Symphony and the Granville Symphony orchestras. In addition she performed with pit orchestras for many of the touring and local musical productions. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Les Susi; her brother-in-law, Vincent Susi and his wife, Jenny; nieces, Jan Shockey (Dave) Harvyasi, Julie Susi (Frank) Daniel, Leslie Susi (Buck) Dent; nephews, Dan (Christine) Shockey, Drew (Cathy) Susi, Vincent John (Amy) Susi, Eddie (Felicia) Susi and Eric (Michelle) Susi; many great nieces and nephews and her beloved cats, Olivia and Fiona. Les wishes to thank Dr. Kristin Oaks, Primarycare, Dr. Nse Ntukidem, Oncologist, and the staff of Hospice and Kobacker House for their most professional and compassionate care. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the JOHN QUINT TREBONI FUNERAL HOME, 1177 West Fifth Avenue from 11 a.m., until time of her funeral at 2 p.m. Rev. William L. Snider and Deacon Jeffrey Fortkamp, presiding. Entombment to follow, Union Cemetery Mausoleum. Contributions in Maryalice's memory may be made to Kobacker House (Ohio Health Foundation), 180 E. Broad St., FL 32, Columbus (43215). Condolences may be sent via www.johnquint.com.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Mar. 2 to Mar. 3, 2014