Susan Kathleen Budelman Shadle died Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Transitions Hospice Care of Raleigh, NC, in the company of her husband and surrounded by family after a 4-1/2year fight with Stage IV Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
Susan was born in Rome, NY, on July 16, 1969 and she graduated from Rome Free Academy where she was the drum major for the marching band. Susan had a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration: Management and Organizational Development from the University of Mt. Olive in North Carolina. She was employed at Quintiles as a Senior Human Resources Information Systems Analyst in Morrisville, NC.
Susan is survived by her husband, Timothy Jason Shadle; her children, Timothy (TJ) Jason Shadle II (9), Amelia Margaret Shadle (7), of Morrisville, NC; her parents, Fred Budelman and Bonnie Cornell Budelman of Raleigh, NC; and her sister and brother-in-law, Deborah and Mark Brown, of Cary, NC. Susan was the daughter-in-law of Randy and Rhonda Shadle, of Valley View; and Bruce Smeltz, of Fearnot. She was preceded in death by her mother-in-law, Deb Smeltz, also of Fearnot. Susan and Tim have extended family in PA, WI, NH, NJ, KY and NY.
Susan was a volunteer firefighter, a National Registry EMT, a trained Emergency Vehicle Operator and a CPR instructor. She was active in several breast cancer support groups and was a room-mother for her children's school at Cedar Fork Elementary.
She was an accomplished musician on the French horn, playing in several symphonies in New York and in the sanctuary orchestra at White Plains United Methodist Church. Susan was involved in her children's activities such as flag football, swimming, and Tae Kwon Do.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Brown-Wynne Funeral Home on Maynard Road, in Cary, NC. There was a memorial service at White Plains Methodist Church on 313 S.E. Maynard Road, in Cary at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 28. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the children's college fund through CFNC and to TNBCF, the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation at https://tnbcfoundation.thankyou4caring.org/pages/donation.
Published in The News Item on July 3, 2014