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Susan C. Barclay

January 3, 1961 — September 10, 2018

Susan C. Barclay      “beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother”

DERRICK CITY, Pa,---Susan C. Barclay, 57, of Derrick City, passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018, in the Bradford Pavilion, Bradford, after a long illness.

Born on January 3, 1961 in Wellsville, N.Y., she was a daughter of Floyd and Doris Snyder Gordon.  On July 18, 1982 in Amarillo, Texas, she married Roy L. Barclay, who survives.

Susan attended Richburg (N.Y.) High School and later earned her GED.  She studied art at Brazosport College in Brazoria, Texas and later also attended Colorado Technical University. 

Susan was a residential program worker for 16 years at Evergreen Elm in Bradford.  A creative person, Susan had four inventions, which were in the process of being patented at the time of her death.  She enjoyed painting, sculpting, doing crafts, and gardening.  Her greatest love was her family.

Surviving besides her husband are three daughters, Tasha D. Davis of Henderson, Texas, Patricia Jo Cooper-Nurse of San Antonio, Texas, and Vicki Jo (Brad) Hayes of St. James, Missouri; two sons, Roy L. (Danielle) Barclay II of Katy, Texas and Lee A. (Tera) Barclay of McKeesport; eight grandchildren, Sebastian, Alexander, Elizabeth, Nathaniel, Monica, Gabriel, Krista, and Ricky; two great-grandchildren, Khloe and Samuel; two sisters, Mary Fahrenfeld of Scio, N.Y., and Tammy Willover of Bolivar, N.Y.; two brothers, Douglas (Linda) Gordon of Port Allegany and Tom “Skip” (Linda) Lamb of Bolivar, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Susan was predeceased by two brothers, Bobby and Donnie; and three sisters, Judy Tompkins, Ann Nikerson, and Robin Gordon.

Family and friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, September 17, 2018, at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, where a celebration of Susan’s life will follow at noon with the Rev. Russell J. Horning, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Shinglehouse, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Susan’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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