Susanne Devenny McDermott
  • 90 years old
  • Date of birth: Apr 17, 1926
  • Place of birth:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Date of passing: Aug 8, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
Let the memory of Susanne be with us forever

Susanne "Sue" Devenny McDermott - Kiawah Island - Sue returned to our Heavenly Father Monday morning August 8, 2016.  She passed away peacefully at Tidewell Hospice House in Port Charlotte, FL.

She was 90 years old and was predeceased by her loving husband of 67 years, Lawrence Edward McDermott on September 14,  2015.

Sue was born in Philadelphia, PA on April 17, 1926 and was the 2nd child of James and Susanne O'Keefe Devenny.  Sue resided in Westmont, NJ and summered in Surf City, NJ , until she retired to Kiawah,SC in the late 1980's.

Sue is survived by her four daughters, Susanne Bridy(John), Rosemary (Charles), Tricia (John), and Kathleen (Steven). Nine grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

 A service and Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at Holy Spirit R.C. Church located at 3871 Betsy Kerrison Parkway, Johns Island SC, On Saturday, 8/20/16 at 10:30 AM.

 Lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in  memory to: St. Joseph's Fund, 2907 Federal St. Camden, NJ 08105. 856-576-7012.

Sue may be kindly remembered at and on Facebook at

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This tribute was added by Patty Duckrey on 13th August 2016

"My heartfelt condolences and sympathy to the whole family. She was truly a wonderful woman and I have many happy memories of sharing celebrations and good times with her and your Dad. They are together again! May you take comfort in all your incredible memories!!! Much Love, Patty"

This tribute was added by Sean O'Hara on 13th August 2016

"Nana was an incredible woman. I feel blessed that I had the opportunity to get to know her over the past few years.  She was a giver of LOVE and an amazing listener.  Each time we would talk she was so eager to learn what was going on in our lives.  While everything moves so fast in life, I felt as if time just slowed down to a peaceful pace when spending time with her.  She always would respond to our stories by saying, "Oh that's WONDERFUL!".  That along with her beautiful smile will be my lasting impression.  God bless..."

This tribute was added by Bridy McDermott on 13th August 2016

"I will miss my best friend, but now you're our special angel. Love you Mom."

This tribute was added by Eileen Mary on 13th August 2016

"Sue was truly one very special lady. For 90 years she graced this earth and our family with warmth and sunshine. She taught us everything about faith, family, fun and fortitude facing the toughest of times.  She was part of the greatest generation of men and women of the 20th century, so strong and resilient, yet loving, caring and always fun. We may never know their like again. She will be missed so very much by so very many. RIP dear beautiful sweet Sue."

This tribute was added by Fran Rubal on 12th August 2016

"We are so grateful for the times we spent with Mom while she was on Chiclayo Ave. I will miss her hugs and laughter.Memories are a wonderful thing that can always keep our loved ones  close."

This tribute was added by Edie Chamberlin on 12th August 2016

"My condolences to your family. I will send prayers for Bridy and John to
Get through this. We know they were a very close family.
A beautiful lady, with a beautiful daughter.
Rest in peace"

This tribute was added by ICS Cremation and Funerals, Inc. Ric Button on 12th August 2016

"Rest in peace Sue"

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