Susan Whitney, 71, passed into the next life at 4:00pm, Saturday, March 1, 2014 in her residence in Sheffield. She was born November 26, 1942 in Endeavor to the late Leon and Cathleen Blum Bemis.
A lifelong area resident, Sue enjoyed traveling and going to different casinos, but some of her greatest pleasures were cooking and baking with her granddaughters.
Susan is survived by her husband Dennis Whitney whom she married on November 23, 1961 in Cambridge Springs; four sons Brian Whitney, Titusville, Brett Whitney, Sheffield, Scott Whitney, Sheffield, and Kyle Whitney and wife Mandy, Garland; a daughter, Debbi Rockwell and husband Robert, Sheffield; 13 grandchildren; 7 greatgrandchildren; three brothers, William Bemis, W. Hickory, Joe Bemis, Endeavor, and Terry Bemis and wife Linda, Lake Lucy; a sister Cynthia Meals and husband Steve, Tidioute; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Leon “Shug” Bemis and a sister Antonia Lindin.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00am, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the Sheffield United Methodist Church with Reverend Dennis Johnson, pastor, officiating. Friends will be received at the church two hours prior to the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
The BordenLloyd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.