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Schuylkill County Obituaries

Susan R. Carter, 65 – Nurse, Council Member at St. John’s Lutheran Church

Susan R. Carter, RN, 65, of Sheppton, passed away Monday, August 26, 2019.

Susan was born in Shenandoah on April 22, 1954, a daughter of the late Doris (Zimmerman) and Raymond Foose.

A graduate of both the West Hazleton High School and the St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing, she worked in the health care industry as a registered nurse in many different capacities throughout her career, from working in the Hamburg and White Haven Centers, to Director of Nursing at Broad Mountain Manor, being a hospice nurse and also owning and operating the former Angel Villa Personal Care Home in Sheppton.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville where she was a former church council member. Sue was also a lover of animals.

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Sue was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard Carter in February of 2019, and by a daughter, Christie Sue in 1981 and a sister, Betty Bley in 2011.

Sue is survived by her son, Bernie Carter and his wife Jacqueline, of Catawissa and a sister, Margaret Krupilis, of Brandonville. Nieces, nephews and extended family members also survive.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, August 31st at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville. with Pastor Jay Serafin officiating.

A viewing will be held at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown from 5 to 8 PM on Friday evening and from 10-11 AM Saturday at the church.

Susan will be laid to rest in the Brandonville Union Cemetery, immediately following the funeral service.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are asked to be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville or the American Cancer Society.


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