• Marion J. Sutherland
    October 15,2012

    Marion J. Sutherland

    WATERBURY CENTER — Marion J. “Susie” Sutherland, 84, a longtime resident of Waterbury Center, passed away on October 11, 2012, at the Carriage House of Southern Plantation in Loganville, Ga.

    Born on June 12, 1928, in Hodgdon, Maine, she was the daughter of the late Orman and Florence (Field) Sloat. On November 29, 1952, she married Gordon M. Sutherland Jr. in Hartford, Conn. Gordon, her beloved husband of 54 years, predeceased Susie on October 21, 2006.

    Susie was a dedicated homemaker who spent her life in Waterbury Center. In their retirement years, she and her husband greatly enjoyed splitting their time between Vermont and Boynton Beach, Fla.

    Susie had a spunky personality and enjoyed the quiet pleasures of life. She was a wonderful cook and seamstress, and she loved music and the companionship of family and friends.

    Susie leaves a sister, Dorothy Bowling and her husband Irma Leon of Stone Mountain, Ga.; a brother, Robert London and his wife Pearl of Holton, Maine; and her brother-in-law, Stuart Sutherland and his wife Mary of North Adams, Mass. She was a much-loved aunt to her many nieces and nephews who will always treasure their time spent with Aunt Susie.

    She spent her last six years at the Carriage House of Southern Plantation in Loganville, Ga., where she leaves many staff and friends who have provided wonderful care and companionship, and who will miss her dearly.

    For those who wish, memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, would be appreciated to the Activities Department at the Carriage House of Southern Plantation, 580 Tommy Lee Fuller Drive, Loganville, GA 30052. Please make checks payable to Southern Plantation SL and mark activities department in the memo line.

    Graveside services will be held from the Waterbury Center Cemetery on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, at 11 a.m. Assisting the family is the Perkins-Parker Funeral Home in Waterbury. To send online condolences, please visit us at www.perkinsparker.com and Facebook.

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