Tonawanda News

April 5, 2013

Ethel M. "Sue" Suter


The Tonawanda News

NORTH TONAWANDA — Ethel M. "Sue" (nee Zeitz) Suter, age 88, of North Tonawanda, entered into rest on Friday, April 5, 2013. She was a 41-year breast cancer survivor.  Ethel was born in Williamsville, NY to the late Anthony and Gertrude (Fix) Zeitz, and had been a resident of North Tonawanda for the greater part of her life. She was the wife of Benton W. Suter, who died in 2005, and had been employed in the Custodial Department for the North Tonawanda School System for 25 years, retiring in 2004. She was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish.

She is survived by two children, Deborah Wilke of the Town of Wheatfield and Roger (Diane) Suter of West Seneca, NY; five grandchildren, Samantha Suter and Jason, Jonathan, Gregory and Chad Wilke; three great-grandchildren, Alec, Abbie and Skyla Wilke; and a sister, Gertrude (late Robert) Grimaldi of Niagara Falls, NY. She was the sister of the late Marvin and Lester Zeitz, Evelyn Kramer, Margaret Becker, Mildred Phillips, Viola Lozo and Dorothy Garlock.  

Family will be present on Monday, April 8, from 3-7 PM only at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), City of Tonawanda. Funeral service and burial will be private.

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