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Susan Kay Wilson, 70

December 27, 2021

Susan Kay Wilson, 70, of Lititz went home to be with the Lord on December 27, 2021 at her home. Born in Bryn Mawr, she was the daughter of the late Dominick and Aurelia (Pavoni) Gannarelli. Susan shared her life with her husband David Wilson, with whom she was very happily married to for 50 years.

Susan graduated from Hempfield High School, class of 1969, and worked in various retail positions throughout her life. Outgoing, friendly, and kind, Susan had a sociable personality that made it easy for her to approach and make friends wherever she went. This was extremely helpful when she was working, as well as, when she was travelling. Along with her husband and children, Susan travelled across the United States, throughout the Caribbean, and to Europe. Susan loved art and had at times navigated herself to museums, without speaking the local language, so she could enjoy the local art and culture.

In addition to having a great appreciation for art, Susan enjoyed many crafts. She tried her hand at many different art forms and was successful in all her ventures. Susan especially enjoyed painting, making jewelry, knitting, and restoring and reupholstering furniture.

Of all her passions, Susan’s family was her greatest. She loved her husband and two children and was an incredible source of support and advice whenever they need it. Her kindness extended to everyone as she was an avid volunteer for many organizations and was always willing to help others, putting them before herself.

Susan will be dearly missed by her loving husband David Wilson, adoring children; James Wilson (Gina) and Amanda Keeler, beloved grandson; Alex Wilson, and her siblings; Donn Gannarelli (Denise) and Lori Ann Crouse (David).

A Viewing will be held January 5, 2022 from 6:00-8:00pm at Charles F. Snyder Jr. Funeral Home & Crematory, 3110 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543. The rosary will be recited during the viewing starting at 7:00pm. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on January 6, 2022 at 11:00am at St. James Catholic Church, 505 Woodcrest Ave., Lititz, PA 17543 with Fr. James O’Blaney C.Ss.R. as Celebrant. Interment will follow at Conestoga Memorial Park, Lancaster. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hospice & Community Care at 685 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17604 or to a charity of your choice.

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January 12, 2022

Dave, I am truly sorry for your loss.  I wasn’t aware of her passing until today, and I was saddened to hear it.  I know you lost the light of your life, my thoughts and prayers for you an family, I know it is a difficult time.  God bless you.  Jim Carpenter

January 07, 2022

DAVEY  I just learned of Sue”s passing today. She was such a beautiful person.  I aways though what a lucky guy you were to find such a gem ! Over the years I’ve thought of you two often ,and how life has taken us down separate paths.  I missed you guys. I love you guys  God has blessed you with a wonderful life ,and now He has taken her home in his arms.  God bless    Kenny  

January 05, 2022

So sorry, Dave, to learn of Sue’s passing. May God carry you during this time of tribulation.

January 02, 2022

Dear Dave, we’re so sorry to read of Sue’s death.  She was a lovely person.  We were very fortunate to know her.  Love and prayers, Glenn and Mary Ann Hess

January 02, 2022

Dave & family, very sorry for your loss. I always remember Sue as a sweet person.

January 02, 2022

Dave,
Really sorry for your loss. Sue was a wonderful woman who always took the time to talk when we ran into each other on the street. Just an all around great Christian. 

Visitation
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory
3110 Lititz Pike
Lititz, PA 17543
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Thursday, January 06, 2022
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Lititz, PA
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