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Susan Virginia Elliott Gonzales, 89, of Weirton, formerly of Mannington, passed away Jan. 28, 2018 at her residence.
She had resided in Weirton for the last 57 years. She was born Nov. 4, 1928 at Mannington, a daughter of the late Samuel "Doc" Elliott and Florence Ryan Elliott.
Susan is survived by seven children, Cynthia and husband Doug Morris of Fairmont, Sara and husband David Locke of Pt. Marion, Pennslyvania, Edward and wife Debbie Gonzales of Danville, Ohio, Bonita Boyd of Minerva, Ohio, John and wife Sue of Huntersville, North Carolina, Charles and wife Cheryl Gonzales of Dearborn, Michigan, James and wife JoJo Gonzales of Fairmont; special first grandchild, Toni and husband Wes Shriver; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her brother, Joe Elliott of Mannington; her sisters, Sally Mills of Mannington, Florence Kilcoyne of Mobley, Phoebe Dickenson of Chesapeake, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Susan was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Gonzales who died on Dec. 5, 2009; a daughter, Mary Margaret (Baby Doll) Gonzales; a son-in-law, Bill Boyd; sisters, Betty McClain, Boots McClain and Barbara Morris; and brothers, Nelson Elliott, Don Elliott, Pete Elliott and Jack Elliott.
Susan was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church in Weirton where she sang in the choir. She enjoyed reading, playing cards and was a member of three card clubs, traveling and sewing. She had made thousands of blankets and quilts. She was a homemaker and a very devoted mother, grandmother and loved her family very much.
Family and friends may call from 2-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main Street, Mannington. A Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church with Father Vincy Illekcal officiating. Burial will be at Mannington Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on January 30, 2018
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