SALEM - Susie (Mary Susan Hozdik) Charlton, 63, of Goshen Township, Salem died at 4:52 a.m. Saturday at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown.
She was born on June 26, 1949 in Youngstown to the late Joseph Steven and Ruth June (Jamison) Hozdik.
She was an LPN at Ron Joy Nursing Home until 2001. She came to the township in 2003 when she married Robert Wilbur Charlton on May 10, 2003. She attended the Choffin School of nursing in 1993 while she lived in Youngstown. She was a member of the Greenford Christian Church and the Columbiana First Christian Church.
Susie was a wonderful person and enjoyed life. Her love of music was a very important part of her life. She enjoyed the old records, singing and the old movies like " The Sound of Music." The going and attending church was very large part of her life. There were may other things that she was good at like her ham and scalloped potatoes and all other forms of cooking.
Her family played a large role in her life as they traveled, ate meals together, share stories and just have fun.
In addition to her husband, Bob, she is survived by children, Raymond Michael Cappy of Youngstown, Mandy "Amanda" Lynn (husband Jeffery) Fincham of Austintown; stepchildren Kenneth Robert (wife Erica) Charlton of Columbia, Ky., and Joseph Wilbur Charlton of Salem; her siblings, Coralie (husband Terrance) Terlick of Struthers, Joseph Hozdik of Youngstown, and Ruth Elaine (husband Albert Jr.) Kozusko of North Carolina; and the grandchildren Christopher Walker, Jessica Fincham, Kaleb Charlton, Kaelyn Charlton, and Joshua Charlton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Hozdik.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, at the Greenford Christian Church with the Rev. Shawn Kelly of the church and Pastor Jimmy McLoud of the Columbiana church officiating. The burial will follow in the Green Township (Christian Church) Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held on Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen & Sons Funeral Home in Salem and on Saturday from noon-1 p.m. at the church.
Donations may be made to the Association of Glycogen Storage Disease POB 896, Durant, IA. 52747 www.agsdus.org
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