October 13, 1958 - April 14, 2017
Susanne Ayer, 58, of Litchfield, NH, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, following a lengthy illness. She was born October 13, 1958 in Fullerton, CA, daughter of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Pistenmaa) Strope. Susanne was employed for over 17 years with the Litchfield NH School District, primarily at Campbell High School. She was employed with the Town of Litchfield. Susanne loved her arts, sewing and crafts time, and leaned on coloring during her illness as a form of therapy and to pass the time during her lengthy hospital stays. She was very active in the Litchfield community, where she had served as a Girl Scout leader and was involved with many organizations, volunteering her time at many town events throughout the years. She loved the outdoors and was a true animal lover. She adored her dogs and cats and could always be found rescuing those animals in need of a good home. Her family would like to thank the Doctors, Nurses and Staff at Mass General Hospital for their continued support and comfort made us feel like family, and shared knowledge that helped keep us feel more informed, involved, prepared and empowered as Sue embarked on her journey with cancer. Her loving family includes her beloved daughter, Elana Ayer of Litchfield, a brother, Michael Strope ofAustin, TX, four sisters, Karen Gore and her husband David of Walnut Creek, CA, Sheryl Harmston and her husband Lynn of Sutter Creek, CA, Monica Brennan and her husband John of Danville, CA, Judith Mackay of Concord, CA, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, April 27th from 4pm - 6:30pm, with a Service of Remembrance starting at 6:30pm in the DUMONT-SULLIVAN FUNERAL HOME, 50 FERRY ST. IN HUDSON. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations be made in Susanne’s loving memory to Mass General Hospital Development Office, Attn: Caring For A Cure, 125 Nashua St., Boston, MA 02114.
Susanne Ayer, 58, of Litchfield, NH, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack, NH, following a lengthy illness. She was born October 13, 1958 in Fullerton, CA, daughter of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Pistenmaa)... View Obituary & Service Information
Obituary & Service
Susanne Ayer, 58, of Litchfield, NH, died Friday, April 14, 2017...View More
Photos & Videos
Share and view memories of Susanne...View Photos & Videos
Add family, history, photos and more...Visit The Family Tree