Suzanne P. Kirkham, 83, went to be with Lord Thursday, May 9, 2013. Sue was born June 10, 1929 in Columbus, to the late Harold and Dorothy (Lennon) Kirkham.
She graduated from Miami University in 1951. Sue formerly taught 5th grade at Heritage Elementary School from 1951 to 1989, as well as teaching for the Department of Defense in Germany during the 1950s. She was a very active member of the St. Francis Xavier community and served as Pastoral Minister for 10 years.
She was the beloved sister-in-law of Sheila Kirkham of Columbus; loving aunt of Kathryn Faherty, Shann Patton, Michael Kirkham, Patricia Hartnett, Timothy Kirkham and Joseph Kirkham; and dear aunt of 24 grand and four great-grand nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Patricia Marie; and brother, Michael Kirkham
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, May 16, 2013, 9:30 A.M., at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Father Mark Hollis will officiate. Private burial will be at St. Francis Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 15, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the Waite & Son Funeral Home, 765 N. Court St., Medina.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sue’s honor to St. Francis Xavier Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com