Susan L. Vadas

Susan Lynn Downing Vadas

54, of Beech Grove, passed away Saturday, November 17, 2012. She was born April 19, 1958 in Indianapolis to the late Richard and Gloria Downing. Susan worked in the HVAC service industry for 15 years, most recently at JMI Mechanical as service coordinator for 7 years. She was an assistant Troop Leader with her best friend of 33 years, Helen Oldfather, of Girl Scout Troop 822 and she assisted with the Boy Scouts of America. Susan was considered the "neighborhood Mom" and served on the neighborhood association board. She enjoyed camping and traveling, having traveled to 48 states. Susan is survived by her son, Joseph Vadas; sisters, Shirley (husband, Karlyn) Irvine and Sherry Downing; brother, Mark Downing; 5 nieces and nephews; 5 great nieces and nephews; and best friend, Helen Oldfather. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, James Vadas. Visitation will be held Tuesday, November 20, 2012 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Little & Sons Funeral Home, Beech Grove Chapel , where the funeral will be held Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the .

Funeral Home

Little & Sons Funeral Home
1301 Main Street Beech Grove, IN 46107
(317) 786-1476

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 19, 2012