CROWN POINT, IN - Susan Kay Whitworth, age 75, of Crown Point, IN passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family on November 23, 2017. She was born to Mark and Louis (McDaniel) Griffis in Frankfort, IN on August 15, 1942. Susan is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 56 years, Donald Whitworth; daughters: Suzanne (Scott) Van Horn and Sherryl Whitworth; grandchildren: Stewart Stofko and Veronica Stofko; brothers: James (Audrey) Griffis and John Griffis; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Jo Ellen Griffis and Gail Tehart; brothers: Thomas Griffis and David Griffis.
Susan was a guidance secretary for Lake Ridge Schools and retired after 30 years of service. Her experiences with the faculty, and in particular the students, were always a very special part of her life. The holidays, especiallyv Christmas, were a very special time for her with family and friends. Susan had a special place in her heart for any animals that were in need of care and a good home.
Susan will be remembered for her strong will, laughter and kindness. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
A Memorial Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at GEISEN FUNERAL, CREMATION & RECEPTION CENTRE, 606 E. 113th Ave., Crown Point, IN 46307 from 12:30 PM until the time of the service at 1:30 PM with Pastor Tom Shanahan officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to VNA Hospice: VNA Foundation, 2401 Valley Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383. Sign Susan's online guestbook and view directions at:
GeisenFuneralHome.com - (219) 663-2500