Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Susan Marie Athy

Susan Marie Athy, age 60, of Shelby, died Wednesday evening, March 16, 2016 at OhioHealth Marion General Hospital.

Susan was born October 20, 1955 in Bucyrus to the late Leonard Anthony and Bernadette (Falter) Holmer. She was a 1973 graduate of Seneca East High School and raised her family as a homemaker. Susan was a kind and gentle woman who was a fantastic wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed following all of her children’s activities and was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

On June 23, 1984, Susan married Paul K. Athy at Reed Assumption Catholic Church in Reed Township. Together, they have two children who survive: Lisa (Kyle) McKerrow of Pennsylvania and Ryan P. (fiancé Cara) Athy of Ashland. Also surviving are two grandchildren: Owen and Alexander McKerrow; and two sisters: Kathleen (Michael) Metzger of Shelby and Barbara Holmer of Shelby.

Calling hours and funeral services will be private with private burial in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Deacon Fred Stockmaster will officiate the services. Care for Susan and her family is being provided by Bob, Catherine and Jake at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, 2831 Prospect Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Rev. Michael and Karen Barnett says:

    Ryan and the Athy family: We were very saddened to hear of your loss. May God bring comfort to you with the love that she leaves you. Praying for you in the days ahead. She was a lovely person. Glad that our paths crossed at one point in time.

  2. Mary Martin says:

    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that you are in my prayers.

  3. chuck athy says:

    She was the sweetest kindest woman . The best mother.I am sad to see her life cut so short.Gentle woman. Love Uncle Chuck and Aunt Shirley

  4. Heidi Baker says:

    Lonnie and I are so deeply grieved over Sue’s passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers. You were such a loving and devoted husband to Sue. We are praying that you will feel God’s comfort.

    Lonnie and Heidi Baker

  5. Sharon (Bauman) Claus says:

    Kathy and Barb,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of Sue. We were very good friends in high school, as well I know we are all cousins on your Mother’s side.
    You will be remembered in thought and prayers.

  6. Dennis & Bonnie (Falter) Shawberry says:

    Kathy, Barbara and Athy Family,
    Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. May God bless you all at this difficult time.

  7. Debbie Watkins says:

    The entire Athy family is in my prayers. I knew Sue through our daughter’s school activities. She was such a nice woman and was totally devoted to her family. I am sorry for your loss.

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