Suzanne M. Strunk

Oct. 7, 1937 – May 3, 2014

Suzanne M. Strunk, 76, Bellwood, died Saturday afternoon at her home.

She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Raymond M. and Florence (Manley) Strunk.

Surviving are a sister, Eunice J. “Babe” Appleman and her husband, Byron, of Blairsville; a nephew, Rick Strunk; a niece, Kathy Robison; and her adopted family: Norma Lee, Lois, Rodger and Lisa.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond M., in 1999.

Suzanne was a 1955 graduate of Bellwood-Antis High School. She retired as a caseworker for Blair County after many years of service with Children & Youth Services and other agencies. Suzanne dedicated her life to the social needs and the welfare of others, especially children and youth.

Suzanna was a volunteer at The Hope Center, Bellwood; and when asked to volunteer, her answer was always “sure.” Suzanne will be remembered for her vibrant smile. She was a member of Logan’s Valley Baptist Church, Bellwood, where she participated with the Relay For Life team.

Friends will be received from 10:30 until the 11:30 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home Inc., Bellwood, the Rev. Timothy Flanagan officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery, Bellwood. The family suggests contributions be made to Logan’s Valley Baptist Church Relay For Life Team.