HERMITAGE, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Susan J. Horsman, 67, of Hermitage passed away peacefully early Friday morning, January 6, 2023, at her residence.

Suzie was born January 10, 1955, in Sharon, a daughter of Raymond N. and Ruth Jean (Richards) Horsman. 

During her younger years, she enrolled in special education courses at Hickory Elementary School.

Later, she was a daily participant in the Arc of Mercer County workshops for many years. She loved attending the annual Arc summer picnic at the Mahaney Camp Grounds.

Suzie was of the Protestant Faith.

She loved animals, especially horses and sheepdogs, which she absolutely adored. A joy to be around, Suzie had a wonderful sense of humor and quickly made friends with those she met, often meeting them with a welcoming hug. She also enjoyed writing, taking long drives through the countryside with her mother and loved to spend time with her family.

Suzie is survived by her mother, Ruth J. Horsman; sister, Sandy Knight (Leonard) of Hermitage; aunt, Paula Priester of West Middlesex; two nephews, Cory Tonks (Cathy) of Chardon, Ohio and Jonathon Horsman (Adrianna) of Brookfield; four great-nieces, Emily, Elizabeth, Julianna and Lilly; a great-nephew, Ethan and three cousins, Michael Herwig and Bill and Terry Richards.

Suzie was preceded in death by her father, Raymond Horsman and a brother, Scott Alan Horsman.

Calling hours will be 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, January 9, 2023 in J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc, 1090 E. State Street, Sharon.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 10, 2023 in the funeral home. 

Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Hermitage. 

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Arc of Mercer County, 850 North Hermitage Road, Hermitage, PA 16148. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McGonigleFuneralHomeandCrematory.com

A television tribute will air Monday, January 9 at the following approximate times: 7:10 a.m. on FOX, 12:22 p.m. on WKBN, 5:08 p.m. on MyYTV and 7:27 p.m. on WYTV. Video will be posted here the day of airing.