Meadville Tribune

March 20, 2014

Suzanne S. Garcia

Meadville Tribune

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.

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