Suzanne M. (Gatewood) Zupancic, age 62, passed away Saturday afternoon, December 26, 2015 at the IU Health Morgan Hospital in Martinsville. She was a resident of Morgantown.
Suzanne was born in Beech Grove on July 8, 1953, to her parents, the late Charles E. and Margaret H. (Wagner) Gatewood. She was a 1971 graduate of Brown County High School and went on to attend Ball State University. Suzanne married Charles E. "Charlie" Zupancic on May 4, 1973 in Franklin. He survives after 42 loving years of marriage.
She was a homemaker/farm wife who was a 40 year member of the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Martinsville and a former Camp Counselor at CYO Camp Ranch Framasa in Nashville. Suzanne loved spoiling her grandchildren and taking Sunday drives in her convertible with her husband. She will be remembered for her exceptional baking, especially her fudge, coconut macaroon pie and blackberry cobbler. Suzanne was a fan of the Duke University Men's Basketball team, enjoyed traveling and visiting lighthouses. She was a strong supporter of the Democratic Party.
Suzanne is survived by her husband, Charlie; children, Libby Zupancic of Delphi, Laurie (Kyle) Linback of Brookston, Wade Zupancic and Craig Zupancic both of Morgantown; siblings, John A. (Debbie) Gatewood of Nashville and Charles E. Gatewood of Brown County; grandchildren, Hannah and Abbie Napier of Brookston, Lakin and Maeve Wakeman of Delphi, Hillary and Natalie Zupancic of Morgantown; and several others children that called her Grammy.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted by Father John Hall at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1709 E. Harrison Street in Martinsville. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Burial will be at St. Martin of Tours Cemetery in Martinsville.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Suzanne to the Morgan County Humane Society, 690 W. Mitchell Ave., Martinsville, IN 46151.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Zupancic family at
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