Susan Riggs Groel, 76, of New Vernon, passed away suddenly at her home on December 12th.
Born in Dayton, Ohio and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio and Gladwyne, PA, Susan had also lived in Short Hills before moving to New Vernon in 1968. She was a graduate of Smith College in Northampton, MA. Susan was a longtime member of The First Presbyterian Church of New Vernon where she served as a Deacon, and was a former Trustee of the Pingry School. She was an active volunteer with the Morristown Medical Center and the Bargain Box Thrift Shop for many years. Susan also served as Chair of the Board of Adjustment of Harding Township.
Susan was the beloved wife of 54 years to Berdine. She was the loving mother of Jennifer Beimfohr and her husband Douglas, and Frederick Groel and his wife Penny. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren; Margaret, Emily, Katharine, Lucy, Maxwell, and Christopher, and dear brother David Riggs and his wife Sue.