SUSAN T. TURK (nee Schraff) age 67, beloved wife for 42 years of Andrew; loving mother of Theresa (husband Zachary Fela), Matthew (wife Lindsay), and Sharon Danielson (husband Scott); cherished daughter of the late Raymond and Mary (nee Olwill) Schraff; dearest sister of Christopher Schraff (wife Sue), Anne Fink (husband Donald Sr., deceased), Patricia Schraff (husband Jerome Micco), and Rita Schraff Hooper (husband John); dearest aunt of Seth Schraff (wife Courtney), Elizabeth Fink, Jamie Micco (husband Scott), Donald Fink Jr., Laura Micco (husband Colin), Mary Fink (husband Brian Hunt), Margaret Fink Albino (husband Nicholas), Christine Fink Lesniak (husband Jesse), Raymond Hooper, and the late Kenneth Hooper; dear great-aunt of many.
Susan was born on July 27, 1953 in Cleveland and passed away peacefully at her home on July 31, 2020. She was a resident of Chesterland since 1986, formerly living in South Euclid and Millersville, MD. Susan grew up in Cleveland Heights, graduated Regina High School in 1971, earned her associate degree at Cleveland State University. She received her Registered Nurse (RN) designation from St. Vincent Charity Hospital and worked for many years at Hillcrest Hospital and Baltimore Washington Medical Center. Susan loved gardening, music and scuba diving. An artist at heart, Susan enjoyed art, photography and visiting art museums. She enjoyed spending time in nature bird watching and loved all animals, especially cats. Susan will be remembered most as a warm, selfless, hardworking and loyal caregiver who was devoted to her family. She and her witty sense of humor will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Susan to Catholic Charities (www.catholiccommunity.org/ways-to-give/donate).
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, August 8, 2020 at St. Anselm Catholic Church at 10 AM. Burial following at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Susan at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) FRIDAY 3-7 PM. (Masks required, social distancing will be observed, and a limited number of people will be allowed in the chapel at a time).
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