Eileen Ann Sutker, 88 of St. Marys passed away at Quality Health of Fernandina Beach early Friday afternoon July 18th, 2008.
Ms. Sutker is a native of Franklin County, Ohio. She was born in Columbus on September 23rd, 1919 and is the daughter of the lates Arthur and Malvina Klein Zipser. After high school Ms. Sutker moved to Florida and became a Tampa resident. She was instrumental in establishing the volunteer program with the Tampa Police department. She was directly active in the program for eleven years and continued to provide assistance long afterward. In 1999, Ms. Sutker came to St. Marys to reside near her daughter. She was avid about her needle work and loved cats.
Ms. Sutker is survived by her daughter and son in law, Abbie Cumming and Allan Giese of St. Marys; her son, Stephen Sutker of Tampa, Fl.; her grandchildren, Jennifer (Eric) Cutrer of St. Marys, Elizabeth Giese of Minnesota. And Scott Giese of Wisconsin; plus her five great-grandchildren, Amara, Angel, Kacy, Daio, and Alana. She was preceded in death by her brother, Lester Zipser.
The family requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital/Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.