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Patricia A. Suman

May 15, 2023

Patricia Suman Obituary


Patricia A. Suman, 82 of Blairsville, PA passed away on Monday, May 15, 2023 at Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center, Greensburg, PA.   She was born  March 23, 1941 in Blairsville, PA.

Patty was a member of SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, as well as the Ladies Italian Auxiliary and Catholic Daughters of America.  She was a hair stylist for many years.  Patty belonged to several card clubs, was an avid bingo player and loved to play black jack at the casinos.  Oldies music was her favorite entertainment along with singing and dancing.  She enjoyed traveling and just being on the go.  When at home she would be keeping her house tidy or outside tending to her flower garden.  Having fun was her motto.  She was full of life, enjoyed being around people and making everyone laugh.  Most important to her heart was her family.  She cherished her grandchildren and always looked forward to family reunions and Christmas Eve get togethers.

She is survived by her husband  Ronald R "Butch" Suman of 58 years; daughter, Gina Balega & husband, Troy, Derry, PA; son,  Robert "Bob" Suman & wife, Cathy, Harrison City, PA; grandchildren - Troy Jr., Tyler & Maria Balega and Cameron, Madison & Maura Suman; sister, Vivian Metala, Brenizer, PA; sister, Rosemary Kerr, Columbus, OH; brother, Martin Baracca & wife, Ellen, Glen Mills, PA; sister, Sandra Braverman, Phoenix, AZ and also many Nieces & Nephews.  Patty was preceded in death by her father, Angelo Baracca and mother, Mary Baracca.

The family will receive friends at the James F. Ferguson Funeral Home, Inc., 25 W. Market St. Blairsville, PA 15717 on Thursday, May 18, 2023 from 4-8 PM.  Prayers of transfer will be held in the funeral home at 9:15 AM on Friday, May 19, 2023 prior to a funeral mass at SS Simon & Jude Church, Blairsville, PA at 10:00 AM.   Fr.  Stephen R. Bugay will officiate.  Interment will be held in the SS Simon & Jude Cemetery, Blairsville, Pennsylvania.

If so desired, memorial donations may be made to SS Simon & Jude Church, 155 N. Brady St., Blairsville, PA 15717.

The family would like to send a special thank you to her personal caretakers, Elizabeth Seton Memory Care Center, Bethlen Community In-Home Companion Care and ProMedica Hospice.



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May 18, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ferguson Funeral Home & Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717

Funeral Mass
May 19, 2023

10:00 AM
Ferguson Funeral Home & Monument Company
25 West Market Street
Blairsville, PA 15717


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