Susanne Fontanella Yurchik
June 3, 1957- January 14, 2020
Susanne F. Yurchik, 62, of Saint Leonard, MD, passed away on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at home peacefully. She was born on June 3, 1957 in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Sue enjoyed the beach and mountains, taking care of her animals, knitting, and being surrounded by loved ones. Sue was so thoughtful and had a heart of gold. She would do anything for anyone.
Sue is survived by her husband, Eddy; son, Matthew; father, David Fontanella (Christine); brother, Allen Fontanella (Colleen); sister, Johanna Ash (Justin); long-time friend, John Thurman; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Barbara Fontanella and daughter, Jessica.
In lieu of flowers, Sue’s family requests memorial donations to Alley Cat Allies or American Heart Association. Donations to Alley Cat Allies may be made to 7920 Norfolk Avenue, Suite 600, Bethesda, MD 20814. Donations to American Heart Association may be made to 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451.
Monday, January 20, 2020