Susan Voorhees Fleissner-“Family was First”
Susan Voorhees Fleissner passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at The Willows in Holmdel, NJ. susan was born August 12, 1916, in Irvington, NJ to John and Julia Voorhees. She was united in marriage to Christian Fleissner 3rd on March 20, 1942. He preceded her in death on October 10, 1976. susan graduated in 3 years from Glassboro State College (Rowan University) in 1935 with a teaching certificate. She taught before getting married in Union, NJ and later as a substitute in Millburn-Short Hills. Susan was president of the Board of Trustees for Green Hill in West Orange, NJ and enjoyed her work at the residence for women. She was a member of the Fortnightly Club in Summit, NJ, while enjoying theatre outings and bridge games. susan was a life member of Canoe Brook CC and served as the 9 hole women’s golf chairperson. she was also a member of Skytop Clubin the Poconos. Susan raised her family in Short Hills, NJ, and was a former member of Christ Church. When she moved to Summit after her husband passed away, she joined Central Presbyterian Church. She became involved with the women’s group at the church. Susan was a very loving and giving person. she always put family first. Susan is survived by her 4 children and their spouses: Christian (Barbara) of Summit, NJ, Susan (John) Wade of Colts Neck, NJ, Patti (Brent)Barth of Scottsdale, AZ, and Rick Fleissner of Summit, NJ. susan has 11 loving grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. She has a sister Louise Haydu, in Scottsdale, AZ and was preceded in death by a brother Jack Voorhees and a sister Janet Ernest. A Memorial Service will be held at Central Presbyterian Church, Summit, NJ on June 11, 2013 at 11:00 am. Donations may be made to Meridian Hospice, 1345 Camous Parkway, Suite 2A, Neptune, NJ 07753. For further information, or to send the family a condolence, please visit, www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements by Bradley Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, Summit, NJ.