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Susan Mahlke Hamilton

February 28, 1953 - August 12, 2021

Susan Mahlke Hamilton, 68 of Wheeling, passed away Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Wheeling Hospital.
Susan was born February 28, 1953, a daughter of the late Donald H. Mahlke Sr. and Joanne Flynn Mahlke. She was a 1971 graduate of Triadelphia High School and a 1975 graduate of West Liberty State College. Following her retirement after 33 years with the Fitzsimmons Law Firm, she became an active volunteer with and later co-director of the St. James Food Pantry.
In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by aunts and uncles, Junior and Mary Sue Flynn, Kay and Butch Knabe, Helen Mahlke, and Ernie Conner, by Mark Orren Hamilton, and subsequently by her uncle, Dave Mahlke. She is survived by her son, Michael; siblings, Carol Erb and Don Mahlke; godparents, Bud Mahlke and Phyllis Mahlke Conner; aunt, Kate Mahlke; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins especially, Debbie Mahlke.
The family would like to give special thanks to Susan’s medical providers and their staffs: Brad Schmitt, JonDavid Pollock, Christopher Tiu and Rick and Jo Terry.
Memorial Liturgy with Holy Communion will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, November 13, 2021 at St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Deborah L. Gable presiding and Mr. Robert Goddard assisting. Inurnment will immediately follow at Greenwood Cemetery. The Memorial Liturgy will be live streamed for those who may not be able to attend in person.
Memorial contributions can be made to the St. James Food Pantry (click here) or the Northern Programs Gabriel Project (click here), 1409 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. Contributions can also be online at (click here).
Arrangements by CARE Funeral & Cremation Specialists, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling.

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Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 1:00 pm


St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church

1409 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021


Greenwood Cemetery-Wheeling

Wheeling, WV 26003

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