Susan Ann Hartfelder
1949 - 2013
Sue Hartfelder, 64, passed away August 16, 2013 in Milton, FL. She was a native of Pennsylvania but was a long-time resident of Pensacola and most recently of Milton. She received her undergraduate degree from Bloomsburg State College in Pennsylvania and her graduate degree from Bradley University in Illinois. From 1983 - 2001 Sue worked as a speech pathologist in Pensacola area schools and since 2001, was employed as a speech therapist at Bagdad Elementary School in Santa Rosa County. Her hobbies included gardening, making preserves and especially Jalapeno jelly. She had a special love for children and had a unique ability to relate to children of all ages. Those who love her valued her kindness, generosity, and her abundant energy.
Sue was preceded in death by her parents, Warren and June Dieffenderfer. She is survived by her loving husband of 41 years, Bill Hartfelder (USMC-Ret) and three sons: William 'Burke' (Kate) Hartfelder III; Rick (Casey) Hartfelder and Greg (Yuka) Hartfelder; six grandchildren: William 'Will' Burke Hartfelder IV; twins April and Hayley Hartfelder; Taylor High, Riley High, and Makoto Hartfelder; Siblings: Joan (Bob) Eister, Nancy (Bob) Fesmier, Dave (Tracy) Dieffenderfer and Rick Dieffenderfer; many friends and former students.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Susan will be laid to rest at Coldwater Cemetery with Reverend Clyde Knights officiating.
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH, 1000 Hwy 29 South, Cantonment, FL is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Aug. 20, 2013