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March 20, 2014

Suzanne S. Garcia

HANOVER — Suzanne S. Garcia, 78, of Hanover, passed away at her home on Monday, March 17, 2014, after a brief illness.

Born in Meadville on July 20, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Dr. James and Ruth Riley Strausbaugh.

Suzanne worked as a CRNA at Hanover Hospital for more than 20 years. She was an avid dog lover and a member of the American Kennel Association as an owner/breeder.

Suzanne is survived by her three children, Ruth (James Locke) Garcia, Lillian (Walter) Kampas and Pedro (Lianne) Garcia; her brother, James Strausbaugh II; and also her four grandchildren, Christopher Garcia, Meredith Garcia, Michael Kampas and Alexander Kampas.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her son, Nelson Garcia.

A memorial celebration for Suzanne will be held Friday at 8 p.m. at Wetzel Funeral Home & Crematory, 549 Carlisle St., Hanover, with the Rev. Pamela Illick officiating. The family will receive friends to share memories of Suzanne on Friday from 6 p.m. until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to York County SPCA, 3159 N. Susquehanna Trail, York, Pa. 17406.

To share memories of Suzanne S. Garcia and view a video tribute, please visit wetzelfuneralhome.com.

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