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Williston - Suzanne Elizabeth Royston Hogate, 69 of Williston, went to be with our Lord and Savior on June 30, 2014 at Haven Hospice of the Tri County in Chiefland after a brief illness.
She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on March 6, 1945 to the late John M. and Marjorie (Wolf) Royston. Suzanne attended Meadowbrook Church in Ocala. She owned and operated Two by Two Preschool in Williston for 18 years and was known as Ms. Sue to the many children and their families that she provided love, guidance and care to. Her favorite pastime was spending time at the beach, and also enjoyed cooking, traveling and eating out. Thanksgiving, Christmas and birthdays were special holidays to her and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Suzanne will be missed by those she leaves behind, her husband of over 50 years, Roy Hogate of Williston; daughters, Suzanne Mills of Williston, Sandy (Paul) Wilson of Williston, Robin (Jeff) Starnes of Bronson; sister Jeannie Steigerwalt of PA; 7 grandchildren, Alexandria Fugate, Woodroe Fugate, Kaitlyn Wilson, Hayden Wilson, Kole Starnes, Madison Starnes, Kyler Starnes; niece and nephew, Emily Steigerwalt and Peter Steigerwalt.
Funeral Services will be Thursday, July 3rd at 2:00 PM at the Meadowbrook Church in Ocala with visitation one hour before the services. Interment will be in Orange Hill Cemetery in Williston.
Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 1301 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland, FL 32626, 352-493-0050 is honored to serve the Hogate family.
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Published in Ocala Star-Banner from July 2 to July 3, 2014