Susan Vera Ward, 64, of Starrucca, PA and formerly of Berkshire Valley, NJ died unexpectedly on July 21, 2014. |
She is survived by her husband, James E. Ward Jr..
The couple married on October 23, 1971.
Born on November 22, 1949 in Livingston, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Vera Gardner Sutton.
She was a graduate of Roxbury High School and later worked at Warner-Lambert Pharmaceuticals in Morris Plains, NJ.
A housewife and loving mother, Susan attended Berkshire Valley Methodist Church. She and Jim retired to Starrucca in 2003 where she enjoyed gardening.
Also surviving is her daughter Jennifer Ward and longtime companion Joe Brzezowski of Panther Valley, NJ; her sons James Ward and wife Kristie of Succasunna, NJ and Brian Ward and wife Laurie of Berkshire Valley, NJ; her brothers Raymond Sutton and wife Sharon of Tewksbury, NJ and Ronald Sutton of PA; grandchildren Julia, Brandon and Benjamin Ward; nieces and nephews.
Susan's family would like to thank all who were involved with searching for her over the weekend and are grateful for all the support.
Private cremation services are being arranged by Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale.
As per her request, there will be no public services.
Memorial contributions can be made to Northern Wayne Fire Co., PO Box 253 Lakewood, PA 18439 or Eagle Valley Search Dogs, 210 Chapel Hill Rd. Hancock, NY 13783 or Northeast Search and Rescue, PO Box 162, Stroudsburg, PA 18360.
Published in Wayne Independent on July 25, 2014