SUGARCREEK -- Susan Jean Gerber, 63, Sugarcreek, died Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Community Hospice House in New Philadelphia of complications from a stroke suffered on Feb. 22, 2017.
She was born Oct. 25, 1953, in Millersburg to A. Wayne Gerber and Maxine (ne Immel) Gerber of Sugarcreek. She graduated from Hiland High School in 1972 and lived in Walnut Creek and Sugarcreek all her life.
She worked at the Holmes County treasurer's office, Church Mullet Accounting and retired from Troyer and Associates after more than 40 years. She enjoyed bowling, golfing, crocheting, knitting, flowers and antiques.
She is survived by her mother, Maxine Gerber of Sugarcreek; her sister, Barbara (Roger) Clark of Berlin; her nephew, Ryan Clark of Mays Landing, New Jersey; many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, A. Wayne Gerber; grandparents, Harry Sr. and Kate Gerber and Garrison and Opal Immel.
Service was 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at Smith-Varns Funeral in Sugarcreek, with Pastor Darcy Miller officiating. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Sugarcreek.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice House, 716 Commercial Ave., New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663; Tuscarawas County Humane Society; or another charity of the donor's choice.
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The family wishes to thank the wonderful doctors, nurses and staff at Pomerene Hospital, Union Hospital, Aultman Hospital, Walnut Hills Nursing Home and Community Hospice House for the compassionate care Susan has received over the last three years.