June 27, 1961 - August 10, 2021
Suzanne “Suzy” Gilliland, 60, passed away on August 10, 2021. This sweet young lady went to heaven to be with her parents, Eileen (Dupree) and Rex Gilliland and her big brother, Rick. She started her young life attending The Otsego School, a wonderful school in Edmeston, New York. She lived in Dodgeville for much of her young life in a wonderful home where she was surrounded by caring people. Suzy then moved to a home with the DSO in Ilion. During these last few years in Ilion, she overcame many health concerns, however, she always seemed to “rally” and take another crack at life. Suzy had a “sassy” side with some truly quotable remarks. She loved her hugs and you knew she was happy when she clapped her hands together and a huge smile would be on her face. As a young girl, she would swagger into a room and wanted all to take notice. She was a good girl and easy to love. Suzy always enjoyed celebrating her birthday and Christmas with family dinners and opening gifts. She loved food- cheeseburgers, french fries, milkshakes, and of course, ice cream with chocolate sauce which always put a smile on her face. She leaves behind so many that loved her including her siblings, William (Elizabeth), John (Theresa), Patty and Marybeth (Paul), 14 nieces and nephews, and recently Suzy became a great aunt. Her family will miss her very much. With Suzy in our life, she taught us all to become more compassionate people. She brought laughter and joy to all those she came in contact with and will be missed by so many that love her. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Church of Our Lady of the Rosary. Interment will be in Forest Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, remembrances in Suzy’s name may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure (www.komen.org). Envelopes will be available at the Mass. Thank you to all of the people at the Ilion home and the Dodgeville home for their amazing care throughout the years. Suzy’s caregivers were loving and patient and the family appreciates all they bestowed to Suzy. We know how much they loved her.
Suzanne “Suzy” Gilliland, 60, passed away on August 10, 2021. This sweet young lady went to heaven to be with her parents, Eileen (Dupree) and Rex Gilliland and her big brother, Rick. She started her young life attending The Otsego... View Obituary & Service Information
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