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In Memory

Marian Sutter

Marian Sutter


Of Hummelstown, PA, passed away unexpectedly, on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, one day before her 75th birthday. Marian was born July 26, 1943, in Pittsburgh, PA to the late William G. and Margaret E. (McNally) Sutter. Marian is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Paul E. and Lou Ann Sutter of Pittsburgh, PA; her cherished nieces and nephews, Eden L. Reynolds (Jim) of Jacksonville, FL, William G. Sutter, III (Marci) of Greensburg, PA, Joshua P. Sutter (Liz) of Aurora, OH, Megan M. Straub (Geoff) of Pittsburgh, PA, Jennifer E. Beck (Jason) of Pittsburgh, PA and Edward J. Sutter, Jr. (Elise) of South Park Twp., PA; her 15 great-nieces and nephews, cousins, her many friends and colleagues. Marian was preceded in death by her brothers, William G. Sutter, Jr. (surviving spouse Nancy Snyder) and Edward J. Sutter (surviving Joan Anderson).

Marian received her B.S. from Slippery Rock University in 1965, her M. Ed. at East Stroudsburg University in 1971 and her Ph.D. in Health Education from Penn State in 1991. She began her career in health education at Churchill Valley School District in 1965. She retired in 2007 from the Pennsylvania Department of Education as Chief of The Division of Professional Development and Planning. She also was the Pennsylvania State Director of the Governor's Schools of Education and the Governor's Institutes & Academics for Education for many years. Marian was a member of many professional organizations and received numerous awards.

She enjoyed teaching, music and golf. She especially enjoyed traveling to the beach and visiting family in Ireland. She will be dearly missed by her family, friends and colleagues. Family and friends will be received Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m. until time of Funeral Service at 11:30 a.m. in McDONALD - LINN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, LLC., 529 California Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15202. Interment Private.