Suzanna J. Heidt

Suzanna J. Heidt

Jun 19th, 2013


CLOCKVILLE – Suzanne J. Heidt, 68, of Clockville, passed into eternal rest with God on June 19, 2013, at home. She was born January 31, 1945 to Robert C. and Jane Christian, was educated in the Syracuse, graduating from Central High School. Besides raising a family, she worked at her father’s business, R. T. Christian Co., Inc. and later as a tool steel broker in her own business.
    Sue particularly loved music, singing with civic choral groups in Syracuse, Rome, Oneida and Camden which she also organized. She was chorister at Episcopal parishes in Syracuse and Camden, was former choir director at the Oneida Presbyterian Church, and sang last at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Oneida and St. Agatha’s Church, Canastota.
   Sue’s heart was full for all living things, especially the rose garden, wild birds around home, and her beloved cats. She loved drives to “the woods” around Old Forge in the fall, melted whenever Widor’s organ toccata was played, excelled in cooking and crochet and knitting, thoroughly enjoyed her gifts as a homemaker, including baking every week for 20 years for her husband’s “railroad coolie” visiting friends.
    She is survived by her loving husband, the Rev. James K. Heidt, Esq., three sons, Matthew Burgun (Shannon Smith) of Chittenango, Eric (Candace) Burgun of Minoa, and James (Alicia) Burgun of Manlius; two step-children, Rebecca Heidt (Kristen Stitt) of Raton, New Mexico and Kevin (Melissa) Heidt of Pottstown, Pennyslvania; sister, Linda (David) Kirk of Cicero, cousin, Mary Yates of Syracuse, nephew, Robert (Ruth) Kirk of Syracuse and seven grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents, and grand-daughter. We are all blessed by God’s gifts through her.
    The Burial Rite with Holy Eucharist and continuation of her life will be celebrated at Trinity Episcopal Church, 400 S. Peterboro Street, Canastota, NY on Saturday at 10 AM. Calling hours will be on Friday from 3-7 PM at Campbell-Dean Funeral Home, Inc., 300 S. Peterboro Street, Canastota. Interment will be in the Clockville Cemetery. In place of flowers, gifts in memory can be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, Canastota, or charity of your choice. To leave a message of condolence, please visit
                                CAMPBELL-DEAN FUNERAL HOME, INC.

Scooter Youst
Jun 21st, 2013 6:58 am
Sue always had a smile and would talk with you about anything. She loved people and she loved life. She will be missed by many. My condolences to Jim and her family.

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