Suzanne Buttler Robertson, 64, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 20th. Suzanne was born August 27, 1954, and grew up in Mattapoisett. She was a graduate of Old Rochester HS and Cape Cod Community College. She served in the US Army from 1975-78 in Kansas and Seoul, S. Korea. Suzanne worked as a registered nurse at St. Luke’s Hospital until 2013.
Suzanne loved adventures and gatherings with friends and family. Her garden was amazing and she loved sharing it. Suzanne had a passion for helping people—beyond her job. She loved gift-giving, cooking, basket weaving, sewing, knitting, walking, and biking. Suzanne traveled extensively, visiting and making friends wherever she went. Suzanne was a friend to all and she will be missed greatly.
Suzanne leaves four surviving siblings, Bruce Robertson, Mattapoisett, Mark Robertson (and Deborah Vieira), Mattapoisett, Scott Robertson and his wife, Rebecca, South Dartmouth, Cynthia Robertson Kirchhoff and her husband, Georg Eric, Medfield. Predeceasing her, her brother, James D. Robertson II (1989), her mother, Mary T. Robertson (2003), and her father, James D. Robertson (1995).
Suzanne leaves numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and godchildren: Shayne Ball, Luke Robertson, Trevor and Lyndsay Robertson, Robbie & Daniel Southerland, Aislinn and Leah Robertson, Carl James and Maira Lucille Kirchhoff, Rachael Robertson, Archer and Langden Ball, Angele Gracia (godchild), and Alex Cuddy (godchild).
Arrangements will be made by Fairlawn Mortuary in Fairhaven. Celebration of Life will be held March 9th from Noon to 2 pm at the Seamen’s Bethel in New Bedford. Military ceremony and internment at the National Cemetery in Bourne, Friday, March 15, 2:30 pm.
The family of Suzanne would like to thank the nurses and staff at Our Lady’s Haven for loving, compassionate care. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Suzanne’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 and Hospice.
For online tributes please visit: www.waring-sullivan.com