In Memory of




Obituary for Suzanne Mary Syers

Suzanne M Syers, 81, of Dripping Springs, TX moved to her heavenly home on February 14, 2023, to be reunited with her spouse of sixty years, Donald J Syers, her sister Ruth Navarra, her parents Julius & Mae Fincken, & grandson Matthew Mokrzycki. She leaves behind three daughters, Debra Maddox (David), Donna Syers, and Denise Syers as well as 10 living grandchildren, Donald Evans, Ryan Maddox, Michael Evans, Rachel Maddox, Lauren Pepsny, Alyssa Pepsny, Megan Pepsny, Brianna Pepsny, Gabrielle Mokrzycki, & Reagan Maddox to celebrate her memory.

Ms. Syers was born in New York City on May 30, 1941, and grew up in Flatbush, NY. When she was sixteen years old, she met the love of her life, Donald J Syers, at a Valentine's Dance at St. John's University, NY. Both shared a love of dancing, adventure, and hard work! She attained a BS in Mathematics from St. John's University, worked as an underwriter, then as a High School Math teacher in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

Suzanne was very successful in everything she tried. One summer, while on vacation from teaching high school math in NY she went to work running her husband's small business, Hurricane Fence. Sue and Don worked side by side for over 50 years and Hurricane Fence became one of the leaders in its industry. Suzanne also enjoyed volunteering for the American Cancer Society as well as the March of Dimes. She was awarded Woman of the Year by the March of Dimes! In retirement, she would travel back and forth to her homes in Sanibel Island, Florida, and Upper Captiva, Florida where she enjoyed good friends, shelling, and counting dolphins.

The family will receive friends at the Holmdel Funeral Home, located at 26 S Holmdel Rd Holmdel, NJ on Saturday, February 25, 2023, from 9:00 - 10:00 AM followed by a 10:30 AM mass at the Church of St. Catharine, located at 108 Middletown Rd Holmdel, NJ. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown, NJ.