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Born December 21st, 1936 died April 3rd, 2018. Survived by sons, Nicholas, Seamus, and Sebastian Varney, grandson, Bowie, daughter-in-law, Victoria Bratberg, sister, Helene Lickdyke and former husband, Carleton Varney. Suzanne served as Co-Founder, President and Owner of the textile and wallcovering firm Carleton V Ltd. from 1973 until 2004. Her greatest passion was being a mother to her three boys, all the while building and focusing on the success of her business. She had a magical and brilliant smile, a quick wit and a true confidence about her and was a woman of boundless grace and poise. "She was a great force in that showroom. She was amazing and beautiful, yet very serious" - designerMario Buatta recalled. Above all her countless accomplishments and her wonderful qualities, her love and devotion to her sons was unparalleled. Her passing leaves the greatest of voids, yet her memory and talents live on through her life's work and especially through her children. A memorial service will take place in the fall. Expressions of sympathy may be made in Suzanne's name to the Rita Hayworth Gala, C/O the Alzheimer's Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., 17th Fl, Chicago, IL 60601 Attn: NY Rita Hayworth Gala. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit:

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Suzanne was part of our group at St Savior's HS, Brooklyn..She was lots of fun with a keen wit and a wonderful sense of comraderie. To Carl and his sons, we are all saddened that Suzanne has left us
elinor Buckley
April 17, 2018
On behalf of the Samuel and Elizabeth Conde family, I send our sincere sympathy. Your mother truly loved her boys. Johanne Conde Purple
April 15, 2018
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