Suzanne C. ‘Susie’ Somers, 67

Suzanne C. “Susie” Somers, 67, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Silver Spring, Md., passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del. She was born in Denver, Colo., on March 18, 1950, daughter of the late Kenneth Somers and Mary (Dowd) Somers. She served in the security industry prior to her retirement.

Affectionately known as “Sister Sue” by her family, she was dedicated to her family and served as the family historian. Somers was actively involved in presidential political campaigns during the 1960s and 1970s and was an encyclopedia of information on classic movies, music and trivia. She enjoyed playing bingo and dining at local area restaurants.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Mark J. Somers. She is survived by three siblings, Victoria I. Somers of Mays Landing, N.J., Christine V. Somers of Ocean View, and Stephen P. Somers and his wife, Shelly, of Ocean View; three nieces, Brittany Young and her husband, Matt, of York, Pa., and Autumn Breeze Somers and Sky Somers, both of Ocean View; a great-nephew, Rylan Young; and a great-niece, Wyndolyn Somers.

A prayer service will be held April 27, 2017, at Melson Funeral Services, Ocean View, Del. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro, Del. Condolences may be sent online at