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Suzanne Charon

March 10, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI



Tuesday, March 23, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
Parish of the Holy Spirit
2230 Lake Michigan Dr. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 40504

Life Story / Obituary


Suzanne Marie Charon, age 69 passed away March 10, 2021 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Sue was born in the fall of 1951 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Aloysius Piechocki and Mary Hodyna.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ronald Charon and their children Lisa Charon, John Charon, Laura and Christopher Grossman.

Sue also leaves behind her bothers; Jim, Leonard, and Robert Piechoki.

Sue retired with over 25 years of service from a rewarding career with the Grand Rapids Public Schools working as a paraprofessional until her retirement in 2016.

The most important things to Sue were her family, friends and grand puppies. She was described by those she knew as the glue the held everyone together and for always putting others before herself. She was there to listen and share her positive outlook on life no matter how difficult things could seem.

Sue loved flowers and working in the garden. She was a longtime volunteer in the Gardening Angels and served as Vice President. Sue could also be seen enjoying the outdoors, Kayaking, fishing, traveling and walking with her friends.

She grew up as a member of the Sacred Hart Catholic Parish where she got married to her husband of 47 years before joining the Holy Spirit Parish. She was a person of strong faith worked every day to demonstrated and incorporated it throughout her life.

According to her wish’s cremation will take place and a Mass will be held, March 23rd, 2021 at 11:00 AM at the Parish of the Holy Spirit. (2230 Lake Michigan Dr. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504) Sue will be laid to rest in Holy Cross Cemetery.

Sue Charon, is finally at peace and to honor her and cover some of her final wishes we have set up a GoFundMe account.

Instead of flowers or gifts being sent we ask that you donate to: Gilda's Club Grand Rapids, Michigan Ovarian Cancer Survivors Association, Holy Spirit Gardening Angels.


Or donate directly to Gilda’s Club of Grand Rapids https://gildasclubgr.gnosishosting.net/Portal/Donate

To read more about Sue’s life, to share a memory, or to sign her online guestbook, please visit www.heritagelifestory.com.