Bom-Wrapper

Susann Torpey

Susann Rose Torpey

Sunday, November 24th, 1929 - Sunday, November 24th, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Susann Torpey, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Susann Torpey with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

TORPEY, SUSANN ROSE, age 90, of Mt. Pleasant died on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at her daughter's home in Rosebush, embraced by her family as she made her way into the glorious garden of God.

A Funeral Mass for Susann will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wednesday, November 27, at 11 a.m. with Fr. Loren Kalinowski officiating. Rite of Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. A Luncheon will take place at Reflections Reception Center following the Committal Service. The family will receive friends at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, November 26, from 2 to 8 p.m. with a Vigil at 7:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Academy. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel and Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Susann was born March 29, 1929, south of Rosebush. Always one for a good story, she was told that the day was so cold the kettle froze on the stove. After their home was destroyed by fire, they moved into the family grocery store on West Broadway. Susann lived on West Broadway for her entire life. She loved sharing stories about friends, neighbors, and all the mischief and tomfoolery the neighborhood kids got into. She was a lifetime parishioner of Sacred Heart and graduated from Sacred Heart Academy. She lost her mother when she was 9 years old. She kept her promise to her mother to take care of her twin brothers. A natural caregiver, she worked at the State Home for 34 years and was known for her kindness and compassion. After retirement, she devoted her life to her family, gardening flowers, and genealogy. She loved to talk to people, especially about the extensive family tree and often she could figure out how they were related by the end of the conversation.

Susann is survived by her daughter, Julie Torpey Clark; grandchildren, Alex Lehto (Nina) Clark; Megan Clark, Jon-Michael Clark, and Christopher (Samantha) Clark; sister, Virginia Layfield; brother, Hilton (Helen) Torpey; and many nieces and nephews.

Susann was preceded in death by her parents, Christy and Marguerite (Graham) Torpey; brother-in-law, Arthur Layfield; brother, Elton Torpey; sister-in-law, Jeanne Torpey; and niece, Gwen Listul.

Susann was a loving daughter, sister, aunt, mother, and grandmother. We would love to thank our wonderful neighbors Su Adams, Monica Horan, Heartland Hospice, Commission on Aging, friends, and family for their care, love, and support.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Susann Rose Torpey, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Clark Family Funeral Chapel
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Wake Service 1

    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 | 7:30pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 7:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Vigil
  • Service

    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Sacred Heart Catholic Church
    Address
    302 South Kinney Avenue
    mount pleasant, MI 48858
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Loren Kalinowski
  • Reception

    Location
    Reflections Reception Center
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Susann here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Leo and Marlene Torpey sent flowers to the family of Susann Rose Torpey.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
LT

Leo and Marlene Torpey

Posted at 03:16pm
Julie and family, our love, hugs and prayers are with you. We will miss Aunt Susann, her love, her beautiful smile, and of course her stories.
Flower Image

Leo and Marlene Torpey purchased flowers for the family of Susann Torpey. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: