Born: Sept. 9, 1949|
Died: Jan. 2, 2013
BATAVIA – Susan Carol Paddock quietly passed from this life on Jan. 2, 2013, in Batavia. Ms. Paddock was born Sept. 9, 1949, in Aurora, and remained a lifelong resident of Batavia.
She attended Batavia High School, graduating in 1967. Susan continued her education, graduating in 1971 with a bachelor of science degree in anthropology from the University of Denver. She was a teacher at Jefferson Middle School in Aurora, teaching science until her retirement in 2006.
She also was a lifelong member of Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia and was a faithful member of the Altar Guild, church choir and assisted with keeping the church grounds looking beautiful. Along with her mother, Cathy, she was a member and officer of the Batavia Pan Hellenic Society.
Susan was a loyal fan of the Chicago Cubs and Northwestern Wildcats and enjoyed watching sports of all types. She loved being outdoors with her pets. Summers were spent gardening, bird watching and hosting her annual neighborhood Fourth of July party.
She is survived by her sister Patricia A. Hoefler (Paddock) brother in law Daniel Hoefler and their sons, Daniel (Jackie) and Michael.
She was preceded in death by parents Bruce G. Paddock and Catherine (Hause), and her grandparents, Bruce B. and Gladys Paddock.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the Moss Family Funeral Home, 209 S. Batavia Ave., in Batavia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Calvary Episcopal Church, 222 S. Batavia Ave., in Batavia where she will lie in state from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. The Rev. Michael Rasicci will officiate. Interment will follow in West Batavia Cemetery.
Contributions is Susan's memory may be directed to Calvary Episcopal Church, 222 S. Batavia Ave., Batavia, IL 60510.
For information, contact Moss Family Funeral Home at 630-879-7900 or www.mossfuneral.com.
Published in Kane County Chronicle on Jan. 4, 2013