Suzanne S. Garcia

HANOVER Suzanne S. Garcia, 78, passed away at her home on Monday, March 17, 2014, after a brief illness. Born in Meadville, Pa., on July 20, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Dr. James and Ruth (Riley) Strausbaugh. Suzanne worked as a CRNA at Hanover Hospital for over 20 years. She was an avid dog lover and a member of the American Kennel Association as an Owner/Breeder. Suzanne is survived by her three children, Ruth (James Locke) Garcia, Lillian (Walter) Kampas, and Pedro (Lianne) Garcia; her brother, James Strausbaugh, II; and her four grandchildren, Christopher Garcia, Meredith Garcia, Michael Kampas, and Alexander Kampas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Nelson Garcia. A memorial celebration for Suzanne will be held Friday, March 21, 2014, at 8 p.m. at Wetzel Funeral Home & Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover 17331 with the Rev. Pamela Illick officiating. The family will receive friends to share memories of Suzanne on Friday from 6 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA 17406. To share memories of Suzanne S. Garcia and view a video tribute, please visit

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Wetzel Funeral Home - Hanover
549 Carlisle Street Hanover, PA 17331

Published in Evening Sun on Mar. 20, 2014