Suzann (Lehew) Hindman formerly of Pittsburgh, died peacefully on January 5th, 2019 in her home at Kirkland Village, Bethlehem, PA.
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, Susann was a long-time resident of Churchill Borough. The Daughter of the late John G. Lehew and Hazel (Barker) Lehew of Crafton, PA.
Suzann worked for the US Marshalls office in Pittsburgh before marrying John W. Hindman Esq. and raising her two children. Her time was spent as a full-time mom managing the household. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, knitting, baking, painting, and all forms of creative expression, winning numerous awards at juried shows. She even learned woodworking along side the love of her life John. She was forever behind the camera documenting family functions and was given the nickname Suzy Kodak. She was an active board member of the Ward Home for Children and the P.E.O. sisterhood and served for many years as the Judge of Elections in Churchill. She volunteered her time with many organizations including Meals on Wheels, Girl and Boy Scouts, Churchill Gardening club, where she created classes for the children of the School for the blind and physically impaired. Suzann was also active in The First Reformed Presbyterian Church as a Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School among other activities. In her spare time, she could be found reading novels, playing bridge and going to the Theater. With grown children, she went back to work in the banking industry as a teller at Pittsburgh National Bank (PNC) where she was a head teller before retiring.
In her retirement her love of travel took her all over the world with her husband, family and friends.
Suzann is Predeceased by her husband John and her daughter Suzan (Elizabeth) Hindman, Sisters MaryJane McLaughlin, Jean VonBrieson and her companion Muffin.
Survived by her son John Ward Hindman Jr (Jack Weeks), brother John G. Lehew, Jr. (Betty Sue) and sister June Lehew.
She is also survived by her extended family, Rolllin Thomas White III (Evelyn), Barbara White Ellsworth (Richard), James Stewart White (Patricia) and many great nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of life Service will be held at Kirkland Village, 1 Kirkland Village Circle, Bethlehem, PA 18017 on Saturday February 9th, 2019 at 10:30am. Internment will be private. Suzann's arrangements have been entrusted to the Cantelmi Long Funeral Home, 500 Linden Street, Bethlehem, PA. A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com
In Lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in her name to the Ward Home, Inc., 2275 Swallow Hill Road, Building 800, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. www.wardhome.org
Celebration of Life
FEB 9. 10:30 AM (EST)
1 Kirkland Village Circle
Bethlehem, PA, 18017