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By Lacey Gardner

Suzanne Veronica Fagan, 69, Wellsville


Suzanne Veronica Fagan, 69, of 90 Johnson Street, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2024, at Jones Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. She was born October 30, 1954, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late Francis “Frank” and Madeline (Padden) Fagan.

Sue (Suzie) attended ICS and was a 1974 graduate of Wellsville High School. She grew up on Hanover Street and East State Street with her six siblings and a close-knit group of family and friends including the Hart and Padden (Cooper) cousins. Sue cared for many neighbors in need and was a great friend who will be missed by many. 

Sue was formerly employed at Howard’s Restaurant and Highland Park Rehabilitation and Care Center in Wellsville. She was a member of the Elks Lodge 1495, Moose Lodge 601 Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 702, Jones Memorial Hospital Cardio Rehab program, a 40-year volunteer in various departments at Jones Memorial Hospital as well as a member and Eucharistic Minister at the Immaculate Conception Church.

She is survived by her loving companion, Tom Slavin; her sister, Frances Baham of Fairport, NY; a brother, David Fagan of Scio, NY; sister-in-law, Sandy Fagan of Concord, NC; a brother-in-law, Lorne LeBere of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL as well as many beloved nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a brother, John Fagan; three sisters, Helen LeBere, Mary Fagan, and Brenda Fagan; and brother-in-law, Clifford “Cliff” Baham.

Friends are invited to call on Thursday, May 23, 2024, from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home in Wellsville, and on Friday, May 24, from 10:00 to 11:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church in Wellsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 am. The burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. The Rosary will be recited on Thursday at 3:30 pm. The Legion Auxiliary and Elks memorial service will follow visitation Thursday at 7:00 pm. Please consider memorial donations to the Jones Memorial Auxiliary, the Legion Honor Guard, or the Hart Comfort House.

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