Parent nee McDermott, Suzanne Marie

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Time: 3:00 to 8:00 PM with Parish Prayer service at 7:30 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM

Service Location:
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Luebbering, MO

St. Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Luebbering, MO

Memorials / Donations:
none specified


Suzanne Marie Parent nee McDermott of Park Hills, MO, formerly of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in Creve Coeur, MO, on September 8, 2013, having reached the age of sixty-seven years and sixteen days. Suzanne was born in St. Louis, MO, on August 23, 1946, daughter of Leo Clifton McDermott and Edna Bourbon McDermott nee Noonan. On July 9, 1966, she was united in marriage to Russell Earl Rector and one son came to bless this union.

Suzanne is survived by her son, Brian Rector of Park Hills, MO; by her sister-in-law, Carleen McDermott of Farmington, MO; by nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Suzanne was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Edna McDermott; by her husband, Russell Rector; by her brother, Jerome “Jerry” McDermott; and by one infant sister.

Suzanne was a Catholic, having been raised in the faith at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Luebbering, MO. In recent years, she attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Park Hills, MO. Suzanne was part of the graduating class of 1964 at St. Clair High School. She had previously been employed by R&R Ace Hardware in St. Clair, MO and United Parcel Service. Most recently she worked as a secretary at Parkland Physical Therapy in Farmington, MO. Suzanne was very organized, detail oriented and a great typist, having received awards for typing eighty to ninety words per minute with no errors. She loved to read, garden, cook and watch old television shows, especially “I Love Lucy” and “The Andy Griffith Show”. Suzanne was a homemaker at heart and loved caring for her home, family and animals. The many precious memories that have been created will forever live in the hearts of her family and friends.

A kind and loving mother, sister-in-law, aunt, great-aunt, cousin and treasured friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral mass was held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 12, 2013, at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Luebbering, MO, with Father Bob Knight officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. The family of Suzanne Marie Parent entrusted the care of their loved one to Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO.